Over 80% of Companies Remain Off Track for a 2˚C World

The Transition Pathway Initiative’s annual State of Transition report assesses 238 energy, industrial and transport companies on their projected emissions intensity or ‘Carbon Performance’. It finds that...

Matrix IDM Incorporates ESG Data

Matrix IDM, a solution provider to asset owners and managers, today announces the latest release includes as standard the ability to store, analyse and...

Norwegian Pension Fund Manager Calls for Improved ESG Disclosure

A report from Norges Bank Investment Management – manager of the €1 trillion Government Pension Fund of Norway – has called for businesses to...

Eurex Enables global ESG Investing with MSCI Indices

Following the worldwide trend towards responsible investing, Europe's largest futures and options market has expanded its ESG segment to markets outside of Europe in...

INSIGHT: Get ready for the EU Green Taxonomy with Impact Cubed’s Arleta Majoch

“Sustainability creates the opportunity for a lot of beautiful storytelling – imperfect as the taxonomy may be, it addresses a real need to introduce...

Rio Tinto Pledges US$1 billion to Climate Change Targets

Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest metals and mining corporations, this week announced plans to invest around US$1 billion over the next five...

UK Investors to Increase Socially Responsible Investment Exposure

Almost half of UK investors (48%) expect to increase their environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments over the next three years, with one in...

Bain Ups ESG Game With EcoVadis Acquisition

Boston-based consulting giant Bain & Company entered the ESG race this week with a minority acquisition in EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings for...

ESG Integration: How Fiduciary Managers Stack Up

Pension schemes are now legally required to document their approach towards managing material non-financial risks - and from October 2020 will have to start...

ESG A New Growth Frontier for Global Asset Managers, Says Moody’s

The rise in ESG investing reflects a shifting consumer preference that has the potential to drive exponential and enduring growth in this segment of...

INSIGHT: How Blockchain Can Maximise the Potential of ESG Initiatives

JUAN MIGUEL PEREZ, CEO and Co-founder of Finboot, discusses how blockchain can support corporate sustainability by providing traceability to measure the environmental and...

Landmark Research Raises Serious Concerns Around Sustainability Reporting

New research released this week from the  Alliance for Corporate Transparency finds thatthe poor quality and comparability of corporate disclosures is hindering the...

Credit Quality Impacted by ESG, Finds Moody’s

ESG issues are playing a growing role in credit quality assessments and investment decisions, according to new research from Moody’s Investors Service, which predicts...

LSE Group Issues Guidance on ESG Reporting

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) has issued new guidance setting out recommendations for good practice in ESG reporting. The global guide responds to demand...

Bloomberg and MSCI Expand ESG Partnership

In a week of encouraging ESG index advances, Bloomberg and MSCI also joined the party - adding a whopping nine new ESG indices to...

FTSE Russell Takes Sustainable Smart Beta A Step Further With Target Exposure Indices

FTSE Russell, the index provider belonging to the London Stock Exchange Group, has a long history of sustainable data provision - with ESG and...

Nasdaq Boosts ESG Reporting Capabilities with OneReport Acquisition

Following the launch of its new ESG reporting platform last month, and in the wake of an emphatic commitment to building out its ESG...

UKSIF Slams Pensions’ Poor Performance on ESG Reporting, Calls for Review

The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) has called on regulators to investigate pensions’ approach to climate risk management, following an investigation which found...

Hedge Fund Industry Pivots towards ESG Investing, with Data Driving Development

An increasing number of institutional investors are requiring their hedge fund managers to incorporate ESG factors in the course of their investment activities, according...

MSCI Targets “Enormous Investment” in Sustainability Following 12% Revenue Jump

MSCI has stepped up the pace with regards to ESG over the past year, reflected in both its corporate activity and its product focus,...

IHS Markit and MSCI Establish ESG Index Collaboration

Information and analytics specialist IHS Markit has joined forces with MSCI to apply the firm's ESG ratings and research data to its own range...

Industrial Corporates Continue to Fail on Climate Progress, Finds TPI

New research released today from the Transition Pathway Initiative finds that 29% of the largest publicly-listed industrial companies are set to align their emissions...

Finnish Asset Manager Evli Upgrades ESG Targets for 2020

Finnish asset management firm Evli has raised responsibility to a core strategic focus area for 2020, including improving ESG reporting for Evli’s funds and...

MarketAxess Launches Green Bond Product Suite on the Back of Impressive Trading Volumes

Electronic fixed income trading platform MarketAxess, which also provides market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has charged into the sustainable...

Surge in European ESG Bond Funds Set to Stay, Says Morningstar

New research published by Morningstar this month shows that 2019 was a strong year for passive ESG bond funds in Europe. Over the 12...

BlackRock Urges Sustainable Taxonomy – But At What Cost?

Amid the global furore around 'greenwashing' (the misleading or inaccurate labelling of sustainable finance products) and following criticism of the European Commission's long-awaited sustainable...

Nasdaq Labels 2020 ‘Tipping Point’ for ESG Investing, Unveils New Reporting Platform

Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman has emphasised that “2020 is increasingly looking like it may be the ‘tipping point’ year for ESG investing."...

MSCI Calls For Urgent ESG Integration, Publishes New Framework

Index and information provider MSCI has called on global investors to more readily integrate ESG considerations throughout their investment processes if they wish to...

ICE Introduces ESG Reference Data Service For US, International Investors

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc (ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has announced plans to...

International Accounting Groups Call for Improved Corporate SDG Reporting

A group of leading international accounting groups including the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have called...
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