ESG Data Trends in Asia-Pacific
ESG is re-shaping corporate sustainability in the region, argues Paul Wenman
Shareholder group steps up rare metals engagement
A group of shareholders with a total of €30 billion ($34 billion) in assets said it will this month begin stepping up its engagement with companies involved with potential controversies in the supply chains of rare earths and rare metals.
BNP Paribas launches first blue economy ETF
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched the first exchange-traded fund focused on the blue economy, with the €35 million fund investing in listed equities that contribute to the sustainable economic use of the ocean resources
People Moves: CISL, RCG, ATP, CalPERS, Global Wind Service and Earth Capital Partners
Martin Porter and Ursula Woodburn have been appointed to senior roles in Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's (CISL) policy team, to strengthen its European presence in the Brussels office.
Pacific Fonder adds Green World strategy
Swedish active asset manager Pacific Fonder has created a new investment strategy called Green World for its Pacific Multi Asset fund.
Capital goods sector 'disappoints on reporting Scope 3 emissions'
The capital goods sector's disclosure and management of Scope 3 emissions is poor, and lags that of the autos sector, a report has found.
Largest 200 clean energy companies best fossil fuel benchmark by 16%
The world's 200 largest publicly listed companies by total clean energy revenues outperformed their industry benchmark by 16.4% over the last 18 months, according to the latest Carbon Clean 200 list.
UK pension scheme NEST divests £27.2m from high carbon companies
The UK's national workplace pension provider has divested £27.2 million from companies that it deems are not adequately adapting to a low-carbon economy, including Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, it has said.