Edith Siermann, Head of Fixed Income and Responsible Investing at NN IP, says bondholders have equal responsibility for driving sustainability alongside shareholders.
Iancu Daramus, Responsible Investment Associate at Fulcrum Asset Management, explains why climate-aware investors should avoid shortcuts in tackling the gap between portfolio emissions and those in the real economy.
ESG Investor’s weekly round-up of moves and appointments in the sustainable investing sector, including CCLA, Pantheon, Cubera, and Just Climate.
Institutional investors are focusing on understanding, measuring and managing climate risks in their portfolios, but the toolbox for physical risks is still coming together, says Florian Gallo, Senior Research Lead, Physical Climate Risk, at the London Stock Exchange Group.
“Major gaps” in traceability, supplier engagement and monitoring highlighted in analysis of disclosures to CDP.
Report calls for investors to engage at local level to encourage growth of sectors required to power net zero transition.
New reports shed light on how climate risks are taken into account by financial institutions and affect credit ratings.
Investors should be asking whether firms’ “growth strategy aligns with the 1.5°C world”.
Energy management and efficiency sectors also flagged in FTSE Russell report, but investors warned of differing definitions across funds.
Rows over ratings and executive pay reflect how far ESG integration has yet to run.
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