The winners of Environmental Finance's inaugural Sustainable Investment Awards have been announced.
The awards honour investors and other players in the market who have been leaders in the field of sustainable finance.
The winners were selected by a panel of asset owner judges.
Some of the biggest winners are:
- UBS, which scooped awards for best ESG hybrid fund and ESG initiative of the year.
- Triodos Investment Management, which won best ESG reporting by an asset or fund manager: medium and small, best infrastructure fund, best impact fund, and best private equity ESG fund.
- Sustainalytics, which won awards for ESG engagement initiative of the year, best ESG data provider and best ESG research.
- BlackRock, which won awards for best fixed income ESG fund and best fixed Income ESG research.
- Impax Asset Management, which was named Boutique asset manager of the year. Its Pax Global fund was named best environmental fund.
- Robeco, which was named manager of the year and won an award for innovation.
Highly regarded investment consultant Rory Sullivan was named Personality of the Year for his role in numerous important projects, such as the Transition Pathway Initiative and the Principles for Sustainable Banking.
A full list of the winners can be found below.
"Congratulations to all the award winners – I am pleased that these awards help recognise your leadership in this important field," said Peter Cripps, editor of Environmental Finance. "I would like to thank all of the judges who volunteered their time to help assess the entries and vote for their favourites."
Reports by Lorna Jenkins, Michael Hurley, Graham Cooper, Joe Walsh and Peter Cripps.