• AllianzGI launches sustainability data product

    22 March 2023

    Allianz Global Investors has launched a sustainability data product which it says will enable its investment teams to better navigate the "ever more challenging ESG data landscape".

  • Allianz to reject European executive pay policies without ESG metrics

    23 February 2022

    Allianz Global Investors will vote against executive pay policies at large European firms in 2023 if they are not tied to environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics.

  • Comment from the GIIN conference - will impact investing supplant ESG?

    01 November 2018

    The concept of impact investing is gaining traction. But will it overtake ESG, asks Peter Cripps

  • The SDGs and the bond market

    13 December 2017

    The green bond market, which in recent years has emerged as a test bed for sustainable finance, has begun to adapt in response to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Mapping the SDGs

    11 December 2017

    Two years on from the launch of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, how are investors responding, asks Peter Cripps

  • SDGs 'uproar' opens the door for more impact investing, AXA IM says

    24 November 2017

    The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are causing "uproar" in the world of responsible investment and create a doorway to more impact investing, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) says.

  • Final TCFD report supported by investors with $25trn

    29 June 2017

    The Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has released its final report, with the public support of investors with roughly $25 trillion in assets under management. Other businesses with a combined market capitalisation of approximately $3.5 trillion have also supported the recommendations.

  • More than a third of insurers looking to increase ESG allocation

    07 April 2017

    More than a third, 38%, of insurers plan to increase their allocation to ESG strategies over the year, according to a survey by AXA Investment Managers (IM).

  • 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