Adam Matthews: A believer in the power of engagement
The Church of England Pensions Board's ethics and engagement director explains to Ahren Lester the key role asset managers can play in driving the transition to a low-carbon economy
Transition-focused index backed by Church of England pension
The pension board of the Church of England (CofE) has allocated £600 million ($780 million) to a fund tracking a first-of-its-kind, custom-made, climate transition index, and issued a rallying call for other pension funds to follow.
FTSE Russell launches climate-risk adjusted EU government bonds index
Index provider FTSE Russell has launched a climate-risk adjusted version of its European government bond index.
FTSE Russell expands sustainable investment analysis in China and Japan
Index and data provider FTSE Russell is to expand its Asia Pacific sustainable investment coverage to around 800 China A Share securities and 1,300 securities in Japan.
People Moves 22 November
ESG data files: Part five - the impact of the EU's taxonomy
Will the EU's sustainability taxonomy reduce the reporting burden on companies, or could it be another weight on their shoulders? Michael Hurley reports
ESG factors increasingly important for active managers
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are increasingly influencing the investment decisions of active managers, as the opportunity to generate superior risk-adjusted returns becomes more important, according to a survey by Russell Investments.
ESG data files: part two - non-reported data
What are the uses of, and potential, for non-reported or alternative data sources, asks Peter Cripps
ESG in Fixed Income Europe, featuring Green Bonds
Nearly 400 delegates attended the conference, now in its ninth year`
FTSE Russell to launch climate government bond index
FTSE Russell will next month launch what it believes to be the first sovereign bond index to specifically integrate climate risk considerations, in what is set to be its first venture since buying data and analysis firm Beyond Ratings.