Joe Walsh

Articles by Joe Walsh

  • The ESG data files, part six: TCFD and the challenge of looking forward

    18 November 2019

    Requests for strategic information about the risks and opportunities posed by climate change have proved a step too far for many. Joe Walsh and Peter Cripps report

  • LeapFrog – targeting the emerging consumer

    21 October 2019

    How does the world's biggest private equity impact specialist invest? Joe Walsh reports

  • Investing in the oceans

    21 October 2019

    Investors targeting SDG14 – life below water – can find themselves fishing in murky waters, writes Joe Walsh

  • People Moves: Moody's, First State, Cyan, Goldman Sachs

    18 October 2019

    Martina Macpherson has joined Moody’s Investment Service Assessments (MISA), as it looks to increase the number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data products it offers.

  • NGFS publishes portfolio management guide for central banks

    18 October 2019

    The Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has published a portfolio management guide for central banks.

  • Central banks should remove market neutrality, says CBI

    17 October 2019

    Central banks are being recommended to remove their doctrine of market neutrality in order to tackle climate change risks, according to a report by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).

  • UN's GISD aim 'to free up trillions of dollars' for SDGs

    17 October 2019

    The UN's Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance held its first meeting as it looks to 'free up trillions of dollars' from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • ESG adoption declines amid concerns of its merits, RBC survey

    16 October 2019

    The rate of investors adopting environmental, social and governance (ESG) into their strategies has declined over the last year, according to a survey by Royal Bank of Canada General Asset Management (RBC GAM). RBC GAM also found investors who were unsure of the ability of ESG adoption to manage risk rose as did the percentage of those who believed an ESG strategy would perform worse than a non-ESG one.

  • Enel's sustainability-linked bonds to be first of many, says Moody's

    16 October 2019

    Moody's believes Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-linked bonds, such as Enel's recent €2.5 billion ($2.8 billion) issue, will become more common as investors are increasingly interested in issuers' overall sustainability credentials.

  • Environmental groups target US corporates for climate change action

    16 October 2019

    Eleven environmental groups have sent an open letter to the CEOs of US businesses urging them to step up their action on climate change.