UBS: Oil price crash will encourage banks to back away from sector
The current oil price crash will encourage banks to reduce their exposure to the fossil fuels, UBS believes.
UBS calls for a new waste reduction bond label
A new type of labelled bond is needed to help companies reduce waste, UBS has suggested.
KKR closes $1.3bn impact fund
New York-based KKR has reached a final close on its $1.3 billion impact fund.
The ESG data files, part six: TCFD and the challenge of looking forward
Requests for strategic information about the risks and opportunities posed by climate change have proved a step too far for many. Joe Walsh and Peter Cripps report
Private banks double the number of sustainable funds offered
Private banks have doubled the number of sustainability-themed funds they offer, compared with a year ago, but they are still "far behind" when it comes to integrating sustainability into their business, a report argues.
BlackRock, UBS back IIF to ‘align’ sustainable investment definitions
Recommendations designed to “simplify sustainable investment terminology” have won the backing of BlackRock and UBS.
Can you really make an impact in listed equities?
One of the big debates among impact investors is about whether listed equities investments can really help meet the SDGs. Peter Cripps reports
UN's GISD aim 'to free up trillions of dollars' for SDGs
The UN's Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance held its first meeting as it looks to 'free up trillions of dollars' from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Hermes, Federated and UBS launch SDG credit funds
Hermes Investment Management, Federated Investors and UBS have launched a range of credit funds targeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
People Moves: SSGA, UBS
State Street hires Funk