›  SRI 

Highlights

June 11

News New Climate Endowment to be launched to commit long-term capital for the Green Industrial Revolution

a group of international investors and entrepreneurs have announced the launch of a Climate Endowment as an urgent response to the Climate Crisis and to the European voters’ outcry for a Green Revolution.

Interview

Simon Bond : “Our European Social Bond Fund is carefully managed with a mix of maturities to offer daily liquidity”

News

Solactive makes strategic investment in European governance, sustainability, and proxy voting firm Minerva Analytics

Archives

Latest articles

Popular articles

May 28

News Nomura Leads First Sustainability Bond Offering to Obtain Climate Bonds Programmatic Certification in Asia

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has priced a Sustainability Bond offering for Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency (...)

May 23

News Societe Generale further reduces its involvement in coal

May 22

News The Netherlands issues its first green bond

The Netherlands has issued a green bond at 20 years. This is the first green bond rated AAA in the world. Demand for this issue has reached 21 billion euros.

April 30

News Green Bond issuers find Global Market in Luxembourg

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has signed a string of agreements with major stock exchanges and institutions in China, strengthening its appeal as the world’s leading green bond trading hub.

April 9

Strategy An alternative to traditional Euro Credit Management: a Smart Beta Credit approach incorporating ESG criteria

To achieve long-term returns comparable to those of investment-grade credit but with a consistently lower level of risk, CPR AM has chosen to combine the DTS risk measure with a rigorous specific risk control and structural sources of return to enhance (...)

April 8

People Moves Credit Suisse invests in sustainable finance franchise with appointment of Global Head of ESG Strategy

Daniel Wild will join the Group’s Impact Advisory & Finance department from RobecoSAM

March 28

News Meridiam announces the closing of the reopening of its Africa fund at €546 million, 2.5 times its initial size

Launched in 2015, for an initial amount of €207 million, the initial commitment has already been fully invested two years before the end of the investment period. At the end of this closing, it is now 2.5 times bigger than at the (...)

March 26

Interview Pierre Valentin ; “We have placed SRI at the heart of our investment philosophy”

According to Pierre Valentin, chairman of Ecofi Investissements, except for wealth management Ecofi’s entire range of open funds is 100 % SRI this year, whether it for equity, bond, money market or multi-asset funds.

March 21

Interview Climate change: from fantasy to reality

Global warming has been an issue for many years now. It is often regarded as a long-term challenge. That is certainly true, except that the “long term” is now close at hand, and climate change’s economic impact can already be measured in several major (...)

March 20

News BNP Paribas Asset Management announces tighter exclusion policy on coal companies

BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) announces its plan to implement an enhanced coalexclusion policy, accelerating its commitment to tackle climate change by divesting from the single largest source of carbon (...)

March 11

Innovation Nordea launches the Global Gender Diversity Fund

Nordea launched a fund that will capitalize on the growing evidence of gender balance within a company being positive for earnings. The Global Gender Diversity Fund will invest in companies that actively seek to improve the gender balance. This increases the likelihood of (...)

March 11

Innovation Avanza to release Gender Equality Index Tracker following Solactive Equileap Index

Solactive announces that Avanza, a digital platform for savings and investments, released the AVA Gender Equality Tracker utilizing the Solactive Equileap Europe Gender Equality Index, which selects the top 75 European companies leading in the field of gender equality based (...)

March 7

News ETFGI reports Assets invested in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ETFs and ETPs listed globally reaches a record US$25 Bn at the end of January 2019

ETFGI reported that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$730 million during January. Total assets invested in ESG ETFs and ETPs increased by 9.97% from US$22.47 billion at the end of December, to a record (...)

March 5

Regulation EIOPA investigates how ESG and climate risks will be included in Solvency 2

In March 2018, the European Commission adopted an action plan to integrate sustainable finance within the financial system. For this purpose it asked EIOPA and ESMA to submit proposals on how to take ESG and climate risks into account under Solvency 2 and the Insurance (...)

March 5

News Natixis signs the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles

Natixis has adopted the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles, further enhancing the company’s initiatives to promote gender equality, which is a vital performance enabler.

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |> |...

Latest articles

Popular articles

Logo

Innovation Euronext in partnership with Goldman Sachs will launch a green index

The Euronext CDP Environment France EW index will be exclusively licensed to Goldman Sachs, who will use the index as the underlying for structured products for sale in the interbank market in France.

Logo

Innovation VIS Essential Investments introduces VIS EFW Efficiency Index

VIS Essential Investments, an independent specialized financial boutique based in Switzerland, announces today the launch of VIS EFW Efficiency Index, tracking the performance of 150 OECD-listed companies based on their capacity to capture growth linked to Energy, Food and (...)

Logo

Interview Guillaume Abel : “SRI is becoming THE relevant fund management”

According to Guillaume Abel, head of business development of La Banque Postale Asset Management (LBPAM), SRI is becoming THE relevant fund management. LBPAM plans to launch a Green Bond fund to come in 2019 and the creation of tailor-made SRI model portfolios to monitor the (...)

Logo

Interview Pierre Valentin ; “We have placed SRI at the heart of our investment philosophy”

According to Pierre Valentin, chairman of Ecofi Investissements, except for wealth management Ecofi’s entire range of open funds is 100 % SRI this year, whether it for equity, bond, money market or multi-asset funds.

Logo

Product After Green bonds, Water bonds

As part of World Water Week, which took place from 26 to 31 August 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden, the World Bank announced the launch of a series of bond issuances to raise awareness on water for the world of finance.

Logo

Interview Héléna Charrier : “Dialogue is the first lever of decarbonisation for investments in the companies financed”

According to Héléna Charrier, director of responsible investment projects at Caisse des Dépôts, Caisse des Dépôts and its subsidiary Bpifrance also want to support the decarbonisation of their investment portfolios in unlisted (...)

Logo

Interview Bruno Servant & François Garreau : « Climate change and its consequences is a major challenge for the insurance industry and its business model »

According to Bruno Servant, CIO, Generali France and François Garreau, in charge of CSR, Generali France, as institutional investors, insurance companies have to take long term positions to manage risks in coherence with the long term horizon of its (...)

Logo

News Nomura Leads First Sustainability Bond Offering to Obtain Climate Bonds Programmatic Certification in Asia

Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has priced a Sustainability Bond offering for Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency (...)

Logo

News Mirova Eurofideme 4 hits first close at 250M€ to support the energy transition in Europe

Mirova, the leading asset manager dedicated to sustainability investing and affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, held 250M€ first close for Mirova Eurofideme 3 in late October.

Logo

News State Street Global Advisors Integrates ESG as Factor in its Global Core Factors Fund

State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, announced today that it has integrated environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria as an additional factor in its Multi-Factor Global Equity (...)

Logo

Innovation Amundi launches the first index funds and ETF in Europe tracking the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders indexes

Amundi is further developing its “Low Carbon” offering with the launch of three innovative funds in Europe: two open-ended index funds: the Amundi Index Equity Global Low Carbon and the Amundi Index Equity Europe Low Carbon. These funds replicate the MSCI World Low Carbon (...)

Logo

News Societe Generale further reduces its involvement in coal

Logo

News The Netherlands issues its first green bond

The Netherlands has issued a green bond at 20 years. This is the first green bond rated AAA in the world. Demand for this issue has reached 21 billion euros.

Logo

Strategy Reducing your carbon footprint with the Low Carbon 100 Europe THEAM Easy UCITS ETF tracker

According to Sébastien Denry, Investment Specialist ETF at THEAM, the Low Carbon 100 Europe THEAM Easy UCITS ETF tracker, created in 2008, provides immediate access to major European companies at the cutting edge of their sector in terms of reducing CO2 (...)

Logo

News HSBC Europe Equity Green Transition has just been awarded the Energy and Ecological Transition for Climate Label (TEEC)

HSBC Europe Equity Green Transition has just obtained the TEEC Label issued by Novethic, an independent and expert third party, an auditor approved by the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition.

Focus

Interview Yves Chevalier: "The FRR aims to decarbonise the majority of its equity indices portfolios"

According to Yves Chevalier, Executive Board member of the "Fonds de Reserve pour les Retraites - FRR", the fund aims to decarbonise almost all of its equity index portfolios. Currently, its outstanding assets involved in decarbonization are estimated at about 1.1 billion (...)

Advanced search

© Next Finance 2006 - 2019 - All rights reserved