Equity

  • 'No head in the sand' for net-zero investment at global asset managers, says Amundi

    28 May 2024

    French asset manager Amundi said global asset managers in Europe must ensure their net zero commitments do not drive them to put their "heads in the sand" about their global transition impact, whilst emerging markets should be "front and centre" of sustainable strategies.

  • Dutch pension firms invest $160m into NBS strategy

    22 May 2024

    Three Dutch pension providers have collectively invested DKK1.1 billion ($160 million) into the latest fund from nature-based solutions firm Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP).

  • New York State pension fund looks to ramp up climate investments

    16 May 2024

    The New York State Common Retirement Fund has revealed to an Environmental Finance conference that it intends to scale-up its sustainable investments from an existing $22 billion to $40 billion.

  • BNP Paribas to halt participation in oil and gas conventional bond issuance

    14 May 2024

    French bank BNP Paribas has signalled that it will refrain from participating in conventional bond issues for companies in the oil and gas sector at its annual general meeting.

  • Sustainable infrastructure index launched

    09 May 2024

    V-Square Quantitative Management has launched a sustainable infrastructure index in partnership with Morningstar.

  • Barclays shareholders call for stronger fracking stance

    09 May 2024

    A group of Barclays shareholders has published a letter demanding the bank close loopholes in its energy policy that allow it to finance fracking activities.

  • HSBC faces shareholder call for green finance transparency

    03 May 2024

    A group of HSBC shareholders - including Royal London Asset Management, La Francaise Asset Management and Axiom Alternative Investments - has called on the bank to explain how it will meet its target to extend $1 trillion for sustainable finance.

  • More ESG resolutions expected at Berkshire Hathaway meeting

    02 May 2024
  • CapMan closes second 'green transition' infra fund at €375m

    29 April 2024
  • Franklin Templeton launches Catholic principles ETF

    24 April 2024
  • GRESB secures investment from General Atlantic's BeyondNetZero Fund

    18 April 2024

    General Atlantic has taken a majority stake in real assets sustainability standards and benchmarking body GRESB, through its BeyondNetZero climate growth fund.

  • Alantra's Klima fund leads €52m energy grid platform investment

    16 April 2024
  • Chinese stock exchanges publish guidelines for sustainability reports

    15 April 2024

    The stock exchanges of Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing have finalised sustainability report guidelines that encourage listed companies to practice "sustainability thinking" and regulate the disclosure of sustainability information.

  • Nestlé faces healthy food resolution

    15 April 2024
  • Foresight eyes first close of second energy transition fund

    11 April 2024