• Moody's raises forecast for social and sustainability bonds by $50bn

    18 August 2020

    Moody's Investors Service has raised its 2020 forecast for social and sustainability bonds by $50 billion, as these types of bonds are increasingly issued to help finance the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Deutsche Bank: corporate green bond issuances on rise

    14 August 2020

    Corporate interest in green bonds will increase following the recent issues from tech companies Google parent Alphabet and Visa, according to Deutsche Bank, which acted as a manager on both issuances.

  • Rockefeller, Packard and Ford among foundations backing impact scale-up fund

    07 February 2020

    The Rockefeller Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Ford Foundation are among high-profile US backers of a 'tipping point' fund designed to help boost the impact investing market.

  • Funds of the year: Dimensional's US Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio

    28 January 2019

    An underexposure to energy stocks was helpful to performance in 2018, explains Jed Fogdall. Peter Cripps reports

  • Terry Smith bullish on anniversary of sustainable equities fund

    23 November 2018

    Fundsmith's foray into sustainable investing has yielded early success and is poised for further growth, founder Terry Smith tells Graham Cooper

  • Insurers and ESG investment: the bleeding edge?

    27 February 2017

    Responsible investing is increasingly mentioned in the investment process, and insurers certainly wear their ESG principles as a badge of honour. But, despite the talk, does ESG really influence investment policy? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Alliance Trust's Sustainable Future Managed fund nears £500m

    16 May 2016

    Alliance Trust Investments' flagship multi-asset fund has enjoyed continued strong growth in assets under management, says Peter Michaelis

  • Profile: Brown Advisory Large-Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy

    12 January 2016

    Having an environmental strategy can give stocks the edge, Karina Funk tells Peter Cripps

  • Profile: Peter Michaelis, Alliance Trust

    14 September 2015

    Alliance Trust put its faith in environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics when it promoted Peter Michaelis to take charge of its equities investments, in September 2014.

  • KKR's green programme has $1bn of financial impact

    22 October 2014

    Private equity giant KKR said its Green Portfolio Programme (GPP) has had $1.2 billion of financial impact since it began six years ago.