Zurich's CIO explains the importance of ESG
Urban Angehrn oversees Zurich Insurance Group's $190 billion asset book. With no pure asset management business in the group, he talks to Asa Gibson about how responsible investment fits in with its asset management selection process.
8point3 a strategic sale, but Atlantica may be broken-up, says UBS
As the parent sponsors of 8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) and Atlantica Yield (ABY) prepare to sell their stakes, the future of the two yieldcos may be quite different, said an analysist for UBS.
27 CEOs back TCFD recommendations
27 CEOs from major corporations have committed to implement the draft recommendations laid out by the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Investors start to weigh water risks
Investor interest in corporate water risk is increasing fast. A range of tools and services are being developed to help companies respond. Graham Cooper reports
UBS continues to build sustainability team with appointment of Freedman
Swiss bank UBS has appointed Stephen Freedman as head of sustainable investing solutions for the wealth management, Americas division.
Green bond round-up, 22 February 2017
National Australia Bank (NAB) is looking to issue, a euro-denominated green bond, its second offering.
Green bond round-up, 8 February 2017
New York's Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) is gearing up to launch its third green bond, expected to raise $350 million.
EF BRIEFS: EOS, UBS
EOS Investment Management (IM) has acquired a 40MW renewable energy portfolio in Italy for €140 million ($150.2 million)
Australian banks shine in RobecoSAM ratings
Just six financial institutions have been awarded 'gold stars' in RobecoSAM's 2017 Sustainability Yearbook, and three of them were Australian banks.
Banks making progress on combating climate change
Banks have made considerable progress in addressing climate risks and opportunities in their business practices to align with a 2°C global warming target, but it is still not enough, according to a new report.