Is sadness good for sustainable investing?

Corporate Knights

Why do investors choose sustainable investments? There are several reasons why people may want to invest in sustainable assets. Some may be “social signalling” – they like to talk about how their investments are socially responsible.

EU ‘green’ label for gas and nuclear sparks sustainable investing crisis

Corporate Knights

When I led Canada’s Social Investment Organization (SIO) in the early 2000s, one of our most important debates concerned the question of whether the organization should develop an industry-wide label for socially responsible investment, as sustainable investing was called back then.

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Cubico Sustainable Investments - Cubico Sustainable Investments acquires over 100 MW of wind in Uruguay

Global Renewable News

Cubico Sustainable Investments (Cubico), one.

In wild west of sustainable investing, which mutual funds are the most responsible?

Corporate Knights

If 2020 was the year sustainable investing went mainstream, then 2021 was the year it was tested. It could have been a terrible year for sustainable investors. Retail investors seem cautious about sustainable investing, and greenwashing is a huge concern.

ESG Exchange-Traded Funds Gain Popularity in Sustainability Investment

Environment + Energy Leader

The investment opportunities add to a growing range of financial tools geared toward reaching sustainability targets. The post ESG Exchange-Traded Funds Gain Popularity in Sustainability Investment appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Robeco Opens up Access to Sustainable Investing IP

ESG Today

International asset manager Robeco announced today a new program to open up access to its sustainable investing intellectual property with the launch of its Sustainable Investing Open Access Initiative.

Sustainable Investing at KKR

3BL Media

Sustainable investing is a key lever of KKR’s approach to value creation and a way of doing business that we believe helps us make better investments. As sustainable investing practices accelerate, a vast lexi- con of terminology continues to develop around them.

BlackRock Hires Christopher Kaminker as Deputy Head of Sustainable Investing

ESG Today

Investment giant BlackRock has made a series of appointments to its BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI) team, according to an internal memo seen by ESG Today, including the hiring of Lombard Odier’s Head of Sustainable Investment Research & Strategy as Deputy Head of BSI.

The new normal in sustainable investing post-COVID-19

GreenBiz

The time has passed for small commitments, hyperbole and delays in embracing sustainable investing. COVID-19 Finance & Investing GreenFin ESG

AllianceBernstein: Can Multi-Asset Approaches Balance Sustainable Investing Risks?

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Investors who opt for a sustainable approach are aligning themselves with some of the world’s most powerful growth trends. Yet this massive opportunity can also create risks, because there is a smaller pool of sustainable investment targets to choose from.

Where the 'radical change' in sustainable investing is going next

GreenBiz

How to become a leader in the high-finance paradigm shift? Follow pioneer Wendy Cromwell

UK Regulator Targets Greenwashing with New Sustainable Investment Labels and Disclosure Rules

ESG Today

According to the FCA, the regulator is looking to ensure that consumers and investors can trust products that make sustainability claims, as “exaggerated, misleading or unsubstantiated claims about ESG credentials damage confidence in these products.”.

UK Launches “Green Nudge” Initiative to Encourage Sustainable Investment Choices

ESG Today

The UK government’s Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) announced today the launch of “Green Nudge”, a new three-week trial aimed at encouraging pension savers to make green investment choices and increase engagement on the sustainability of pension investments.

Private equity stakes its claim in sustainable investing

GreenBiz

Private equity is starting to see meaningful opportunity in climate finance

5 Questions About Sustainable Investing

Jon Hale

Here are a few questions I fielded about sustainable investing that seem to be on the minds of a lot of folks: What is the real purpose of sustainable investing? That provides greater insight for investment decisions.

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways. Sustainable investing strategies have ascended quickly in the last 10 years. For more great analysis of ESG and sustainable finance, sign up for GreenFin Weekly , our free email newsletter.).

abrdn Transitions Flagship Asia Fund, to Sustainable Investment Products

ESG Today

The company’s $2 billion AUM Asia Pacific Equity Fund will be renamed as Asia Pacific Sustainable Equity Fund. Devan Kaloo, Global Head of Public Markets, abrdn, said: “The APAC fund conversion builds on abrdn’s long-standing heritage with over 30 years of ESG investing in Asia.

Winners of Environmental Finance's Sustainable Investment Awards 2022 revealed

Environmental Finance

The winners of Environmental Finance 's annual Sustainable Investment Awards for 2022 have been announced

Solvency II: Roadblocks to Sustainable Investments Remain Despite Reforms

Chris Hall

UK ministers enthuse about the post-Brexit potential to unleash a new wave of green investment, but not everybody is convinced. It cuts EU red tape and unlocks investment, helping to create jobs while also maintaining a high level of protection for policyholders.”.

'Additionality is the Lord Voldemort of sustainable investing'

Environmental Finance

Most investors don't want to talk about additionality because it is too tricky, James Gifford tells Peter Cripps

GreenFin 22: In Conversation With Wellington Vice Chair Head of Sustainable Investment Wendy Cromwell

GreenBiz

Wellington Management believes that through stewardship, ESG integration and informed, active ownership they can improve investment outcomes for their clients.

As recession looms, pandemic lessons for sustainable investing

Impact Alpha

The post As recession looms, pandemic lessons for sustainable investing appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Editor’s note: This post is part of ImpactAlpha’s “Frontiers in Social Innovation” series with Stanford GSB Center for Social Innovation. The posts in.

Sustainable investing expert Alison Taylor on ESG misconceptions and why ethics are part of the equation

GreenBiz

The BSR advisor, NYU professor and executive director at Ethical Systems discusses what concerning orthodoxies she’s seeing begin to ossify, and what leadership in ESG investing should really be doing right now

How to Guide a Conversation Around Sustainable Investing

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Climate change; racial and gender diversity; stakeholder capitalism—several years ago, investment advisors might have been surprised to hear these terms come up in conversations with clients. Building a diversified, sustainable investment portfolio can seem daunting.

Personalizing sustainable investments can shape the future of finance

GreenBiz

Despite retail investors being interested in sustainability issues, few are investing money with this in mind

New Tools, Data, Skills Needed for Sustainable Investment Revolution

Chris Hall

PGGM investment chief calls for sector-wide conversation on impact. . Asset owners need to demonstrate more flexibility and innovation in their approach to sustainable investing, according to leading asset owners speaking at the Alpha Summit event hosted by the CFA Institute this week. .

What The Wall Street Journal missed about sustainable investing

Jon Hale

End of Week Notes It’s not a “craze” and sustainable investors aren’t naive I suppose it’s a sign of success when The Wall Street Journal sees fit to launch a weeklong critique of sustainable investing. Second, sustainable investors can walk and chew gum at the same time.

War Prompts Misguided Critiques of Sustainable Investing

Jon Hale

Sustainability Matters Few ESG funds exclude defense stocks or all fossil-fuel stocks From the very first days of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the war has been held up as supposedly revealing “fundamental flaws” in sustainable investing.

UBS recommends sustainable investments across its client base

Impact Alpha

10 – UBS said today that it will make sustainable investments “the preferred solution” for clients of its 2.6 The post UBS recommends sustainable investments across its client base appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Sept.

The Many Approaches to Sustainable Investing

Jon Hale

End of Week Notes Spelling out terms and clarifying the scope of the field will produce better outcomes This was the year that sustainable investing became truly entrenched in the investment world. Assets continued to move into sustainable funds.

Sustainable Investing: What Would Nature Do? What Would Nature Have Me Do?

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: by Katherine Collins, head of Sustainable Investing at Putnam Investments. During these times, I see a great reconnection in business and investing taking root – a joining-up of finance and the wisdom of our natural world especially in Sustainable Investing.

Thailand and Taiwan's high net worth investors lead APAC in sustainable investing, study finds

Eco-Business

But in Australia and Singapore, a lack of quality investment products and a generation gap means banks need to play a more nuanced role in guiding sustainable investments, says Lombard Odier

The upside of sustainable investing in a down market

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, March 12 – The growth in impact investing and sustainable finance has corresponded to an historic bull market. As markets tumble into bear territory, investors want to know: How are sustainable funds weathering the coronavirus correction? Sustainable.

The numbers may be fuzzy, but the trends are clear when it comes to sustainable investment

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 20 – The top line numbers from the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance’s biennial review back the now-conventional wisdom that interest is.

Sustainable investing strategies account for 30% of all SPACs

Impact Alpha

Editor’s note: ImpactAlpha is pleased to partner with Sustainable Research and Analysis LLC to provide timely market snapshots of trends and developments affecting. The post Sustainable investing strategies account for 30% of all SPACs appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Is Farm Animal Welfare a Sustainable Investment Blind Spot?

Chris Hall

Incorporating welfare into investors’ wider environmental strategies and engagements is challenging but necessary, says Robert Black, Manager, Responsible Investment, Chronos Sustainability. Farm animal welfare and sustainable food systems.

BlackRock appoints sustainable investment heads for Asia Pacific

Eco-Business

Investment management giant BlackRock has appointed two executives to run its sustainable investment arm for Asia Pacific

Executives say big increase in ESG and sustainability investment coming

Environmental News Bits

More than half of senior executives responsible for environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives as well as sustainability issues say their firms will have double-digit increases in spending toward the efforts in 2022 and will prioritize funding related to supply chain sustainability, according to a survey… Read more → Corporate sustainability Finance PublicationsRead the full story at Environment + Energy Leader.

Explaining the Impact of EU MiFID II Regulation on Sustainable Investing

Chris Hall

[Partner Content] The amendments to the European Union Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (EU MiFID II) Delegated Regulation aim to integrate sustainability preferences into financial firms’ advisory and portfolio management processes to ensure that clients’ sustainability preferences are taken into account. The post Explaining the Impact of EU MiFID II Regulation on Sustainable Investing appeared first on ESG Investor.

Dolma Impact Fund II raises over $50 million for sustainable investments in Nepal

Impact Alpha

The post Dolma Impact Fund II raises over $50 million for sustainable investments in Nepal appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Asia Clean Energy Dealflow Frontier and Growth Markets Investing in HealthImpactAlpha, March 10 — Dolma Impact Fund II has raised $50 million.

Sustainable investments are growing, and outperforming, in a volatile market

Impact Alpha

Evidence is mounting that investments in sustainable businesses are performing well – on a relative basis – through the COVID. The post Sustainable investments are growing, and outperforming, in a volatile market appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Apr.

Legislation aims to boost sustainable investing options in pension plans

Impact Alpha

Editor’s note: ImpactAlpha is pleased to partner with Sustainable Research and Analysis to provide timely market snapshots of trends and developments affecting the sustainable investing. Impact Voices Sustainable Snapshot

The arc of Larry Fink’s annual letters trace the mainstreaming of sustainable investing

Impact Alpha

18 – You know impact investing has gone mainstream when Larry Fink’s annual letter to CEOs elicits a collective yawn. The post The arc of Larry Fink’s annual letters trace the mainstreaming of sustainable investing appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Jan.