• Adam Matthews: A believer in the power of engagement

    10 February 2020

    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

    30 January 2020

    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

    16 January 2020

    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

    06 January 2020

    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.

  • ESG data files: Part five - the impact of the EU's taxonomy

    04 October 2019

    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

    17 September 2019

    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

    05 July 2019

    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

    03 July 2019

    Nearly 400 delegates attended the conference, now in its ninth year`

  • FTSE Russell to launch climate government bond index

    28 June 2019

    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.