Disclosure organisation reveals 45% increase in top-rated firms, “welcomes growing environmental awareness”.
TCFD-compliant disclosures improving at UK companies, but Investment Association plans to increase pressure in 2021.
Lack of progress on climate-related disclosures means TCFD recommendations should be “explicitly” embedded.
Fixed income catching up with equities as sustainable investing expands across asset classes, says BlackRock.
Climate-first strategy should not be to detriment of investor awareness of broader ESG risks.
All fund solutions facing margin pressure, but increased competition is pushing ESG investment costs lower faster.
ESG specialist also announces launch of bespoke fixed income climate strategies.
Governance factors had the highest impact, while environmental factors generally deemed irrelevant to supranational credit ratings.
Investors encouraged to continue integrating climate factors into investment process.
“Positive approaches and engagement have the highest potential as drivers of change”, according to DWS Research Institute.
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