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  • 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.

  • Dutch pension fund allocates €5.8bn to SDG index

    27 March 2019

    A Netherlands-based pension fund has allocated €5.8 billion ($6.5 billion) – more than a quarter of its entire portfolio – to a newly-created ‘sustainable’ benchmark index.

  • ESG indexes get smarter

    15 March 2019

    Combining factor investing and ESG, and adopting AI-based ESG data are among the hot trends in sustainability-focused indexes, writes Peter Cripps

  • People moves: SASB, J.P. Morgan AM, Chronos, Ramboll

    01 March 2019

    Madelyn Antoncic has been named chief executive of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation.

  • FTSE Russell and Solactive launch ESG indices

    04 February 2019

    Two new environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices have been launched. FTSE Russell has created a new equity ESG index, and Solactive has collaborated with ISS ESG to produce a series of ESG indexes covering both equities and fixed income.

  • FTSE Russell launches Chinese Green Bond Index Series

    21 January 2019

    FTSE Russell has launched a Chinese Green Bond Index Series in response to strong growth in the country's green bond market.

  • People Moves: GIIN and FTSE Russell

    16 November 2018

    Sean Gilbert has been appointed as director of membership at the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

  • Asian asset owners and managers flagged for poor TCFD reporting

    26 October 2018

    Asset owners and asset managers in Asia are lagging far behind their regional peers in disclosure, a report examining the adoption of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has found.

  • Should the TCFD be mandatory? Not yet, say investors

    17 October 2018

    A panel at Environmental Finance's Green Equities conference was asked whether reporting in line with the recommendations of the Task Force of Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) should be made mandatory.