Archive

  • UBS creates "new framework for sustainable investing"

    05 February 2018

    UBS Asset Management (AM) has teamed up with academics to develop a "new calculus for sustainable investing".

  • UBS's new fund targets gender equality

    08 January 2018

    UBS has launched a fund that will invest in companies with a strong record in gender diversity and sustainability.

  • $26trn of investors sign up to climate engagement initiative

    12 December 2017

    More than 200 global institutional investors with over $26.3 trillion in assets have joined forces in a collaborative engagement initiative to drive swifter corporate action on climate change.

  • Mapping the SDGs

    11 December 2017

    Two years on from the launch of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, how are investors responding, asks Peter Cripps

  • People moves: UBS, LGIM, CalPERS, Crowell & Moring

    08 December 2017

    UBS has continued to expand its sustainable investment team as it looks to take significant steps forward in the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its active investment process.

  • UBS 'planning new version of Climate Aware Fund'

    29 November 2017

    UBS is planning to launch a new fund based on the Climate Aware Fund it created for the UK's national workplace pension provider the National Employee Saving Trust (Nest), Environmental Finance understands.

  • UBS finds fresh evidence that sustainability can boost performance

    27 November 2017

    UBS has found fresh evidence that sustainability factors can enhance returns, adding that large asset managers are "uniquely positioned" to convince asset owners that incorporating sustainability is in line with their fiduciary duty.

  • Major investors step up support for climate-risk resolutions

    02 October 2017

    Institutional investor support for shareholder resolutions on climate-related risks is at a turning point, according to UK non-profit ShareAction.

  • Demonstrating positive impact for mainstream investment strategies

    25 September 2017

    Chris Greenwald explores some innovative approaches to expand SDG-aligned impact investing opportunities to a wider range of asset classes and investors.

  • ESG indexes: in the sweet spot

    20 September 2017

    Billions have flowed into funds tracking ESG indexes or low-carbon indexes in recent months. What are the innovations that will drive further growth, asks Peter Cripps