A total of 48% of the top 50 global investors have issued position papers on their ESG strategy, although a gap remains between commitments and reality.
Sustainable finance expert Sasja Beslik says the industry is changing, but that many still see sustainability principles “as a restriction”.
Campaign group’s head of policy and research Will Martindale says sustainability is not as deeply embedded in portfolio construction as it should be.
After a decade or more of sustainable investment in Europe, BlackRock, the world’s biggest fund manager, announced that it wants to lead the world.
Responsible investment is on the rise, according to a global survey of investment institutions, but there’s still some way to go before it becomes the norm.
Responsible investment is a critical step in the move towards sustainable economies. But are asset owners and managers really integrating ESG principles into their practices?
Investment manager Legal & General Investment Management increases pressure on companies over climate change by naming those it has disinvested from.
Investors serious about climate change cannot settle for disclosure; their attention must now be on action, writes Sophia McNab of investment charity ShareAction.
Michael Herskovich, head of corporate governance at BNP Paribas Asset Management, tells Board Agenda how sustainability is central to its values, and why it is engaging with others to follow suit.
Netflix and Walt Disney are among the companies targeted by investors calling for more “environmentally friendly” policies.