ISS ESG shuffles top leadership
ISS ESG has shuffled its senior leadership with Till Jung becoming ISS ESG head and Maximilian Horster appointed the newly created global head of ESG strategy role at the responsible investment advisor and consultancy.
ISS to launch climate scoring and voting tools
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) will launch a climate scoring and a voting tool next month, which will allow investors to create customised climate voting policies.
Science-based targets gain traction in climate fund rating methodology
A tool designed to help investors assess carbon risks in their portfolios has been updated to incorporate ‘science-based targets’, in a sign of the growing significance of these targets.
South Pole sells carbon tool to ISS
South Pole Group has sold its investment climate data advisory tool, Climate Neutral Investments (CNI), to governance consultancy firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).
Free tool launched for measuring a fund's carbon footprint
A free online tool that measures the carbon intensity of investment funds, has been launched by US-based NGO As You Sow.
Swedish fund manager offers 'climate-neutral' investments
Ohman, a Stockholm-based fund manager, is offering investors in its sustainable equity funds the possibility of making their investments 'climate-neutral'.
German Finance Ministry launches inquiry into climate change risks
The German Finance Ministry has commissioned a report looking at the risks that climate change poses to the country's financial market.
Solactive launches low-carbon indexes
Specialist index provider Solactive has launched a series of six low-carbon equity indexes, based on three geographical areas: Europe, the eurozone and the US.