Jo Holden, Global Head of Investment Research at Mercer, says ESG is taking a much higher priority for European asset owners.
New tools are helping farmers and investors to understand sustainability impacts more precisely, but policy frameworks still lag.
Demand and supply are rising but asset owners should be clear on intent and risk in sustainability-themed funds.
Biennial survey reflects “industry in transition”, with higher standards and expectations reducing status of negative screening.
David Cudmore, Portfolio Manager at Mondrian Investment Partners, says greater transparency will be crucial to attracting investors to transition opportunities.
Insure Our Future’s Peter Bosshard says insurers should be in the vanguard of the finance sector’s climate action efforts.
ESG Investor’s weekly round-up of new hires in the sustainable investing sector including HSBC AM, AllianzGI, Jupiter Asset Management, Van Lanschot Kempen, EIRIS...
Hortense Bioy, Global Director of Sustainability Research at Morningstar, says the bond market increasingly offers impact, but data challenges still bedevil sovereigns.
NZAOA proposal would treble carbon price, providing “guardrails” to avoid shocks for investors and companies.
Industry at turning point as asset owner appetite strengthens, but measurement and audit challenges must be overcome.
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