• Official ESG Evaluations from S&P Coming to Insurance Sector in Near Future 18 Apr 2019 23:41 Insurancejournal.com If you’re among those who regard “Environmental, social and governance” as just another in a long line of trendy buzz-phrases, then you may have to rethink your thinking. ESG standards, which companies use to highlight operations that interest socially …
  • Bond managers add their voice to the ESG effort 18 Apr 2019 10:13 Investment Week There is a virtuous cycle to fixed income high-yield investing, and one that can be more meaningful when ESG is integrated into the investment process, writes Hannah Strasser, co-founder and managing director of SKY Harbor Capital Management. Companies …
  • Moody’s acquires majority stake in VigeoEiris 17 Apr 2019 21:00 Realnews MOODY’s Corporation, MCO, announced on Wednesday, April 17ay that it has acquired a majority stake in VigeoEiris, a global leader in Environmental, Social and Governance, ESG, research, data and assessments. The acquisition furthers Moody’s objective of …
  • Banks push green agenda in Latin America even as borrowers resist 17 Apr 2019 14:51 Reuters NEW YORK, April 17 (LPC) - Banks active in Latin America have earmarked potential green loans for corporate borrowers, which seek to advance environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, despite some companies’ reluctance to allocate resources to …
  • ESG ETFs That Align Investors’ Portfolio with Their Core Values 15 Apr 2019 19:07 ETF Trends Socially responsible investments are gaining traction with more investors looking into ETFs that track environmental, social and governance, or ESG, factors. “It’s a branch of responsible investing, and it’s really about taking into account factors that …
  • Asia lags West on sustainable investing—but is the most bullish about the future 15 Apr 2019 14:01 Eco-Business Asia Pacific’s financial institutions are lagging the West on responsible investing, but this region’s asset managers and owners believe more strongly than anywhere that their funds will be sustainabilty-focused in the near future, driven by increased …
  • Why confidence in ESG returns keeps on growing 15 Apr 2019 10:43 Business Green New reports P reveal investors are turning to ESG products in search of 'improved long-term returns', but hurdles remain as the trend continues its march into the mainstream The myth that investing in companies with strong environmental credentials …
  • ETF platform TrackInsight launches ESG tool 15 Apr 2019 06:53 Investment Week The TrackInsight ETF analysis platform has launched an environmental, social and governance (ESG) tool, designed to give investors the capacity to assess the composition of a product under a socially responsible scope. As of 15 May, the firm will analyse …
  • The rising cost of Hun Sen’s strongman rule in Cambodia 19 Apr 2019 16:27 Japan Times PARIS - On April 4, a group of international buyers’ associations from the garment, footwear, sporting and travel goods industries sent a letter to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to express concerns over abusive labor practices and human rights …
  • Official ESG Evaluations from S&P Coming Soon to Insurance Sector 18 Apr 2019 22:48 Insurancejournal If you’re among those who regard “environmental, social and governance” as just another in a long line of trendy buzz-phrases, then you may want to rethink. ESG standards, which companies use to highlight operations that interest socially conscious …
  • The increasing cost of strongman rule in Cambodia 17 Apr 2019 17:41 Taipei Times On April 4, a group of international buyers’ associations from the garment, footwear, sporting and travel goods industries sent a letter to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to express concerns over abusive labor practices and human-rights violations. …
  • Governance in Times of Rapid Change: Hawkamah and ICSA to Emphasise the Impact of Corporate Governance on Sustainability 15 Apr 2019 17:20 South Africa Today Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Monday 15 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] Hawkamah’s annual conference will be held in partnership with ICSA: The Governance Institute, the leading professional body for governance in the UK The institutes are promoting the best …