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  • UBS 2018 Core Sustainable Investments Up 72% - Quick Facts 22 Mar 2019 09:28 RTTNews UBS AG (UBS) announced it made significant progress in 2018 toward meeting its ambitious targets in sustainable investing, philanthropy, and business sustainability, while further reducing its environmental footprint. In 2018, UBS's core sustainable …
  • How your paycheque supports fracking in Colorado 21 Mar 2019 04:08 The Coast I t's a familiar story. A rich country develops oil fields in a heavily indebted nation with lax environmental rules. Local residents object, saying oil and gas extraction degrades their air, water, quality of life. Protests mount as the foreign energy …
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management Takes A Step Further In Its Commitment To Sustainable Investment And Launches Ambitious, Firm-Wide Sustainability Strategy 20 Mar 2019 12:20 Mondovisione Firm-wide strategy to enhance and accelerate commitment to sustainable investment Clear definition and application across AUM.  Four core components: ESG integration; stewardship; exclusions; and a forward-looking perspective Firm-wide targets for …
  • Disclosure requirement approved by EU 18 Mar 2019 11:44 Pensions & Investments Asset owners in Europe and financial services companies operating in the European Union will be required to disclose the impact of environmental, social and governance effects on their portfolios after the European Parliament and EU members agreed on new …
  • Neuberger Berman overhauls climate risk analysis 19 Mar 2019 08:18 Investment Week Neuberger Berman (NB) has launched a new climate strategy, which will see the firm analyse potential climate risks facing the portfolios of its US mutual funds and European UCITS vehicles "as the world transitions to a lower carbon economy". …
  • First Eagle Commentary - Sustainability: A Critical Issue for Energy Companies 18 Mar 2019 20:47 GuruFocus.com Investors and consultants frequently ask for the Global Value team’s views on sustainable investing. While we do not offer strategies that focus in this area, we do pay close attention to issues of sustainability because they may be a key to a company’s …
  • Successful Start For Eurex’s ESG Segment 18 Mar 2019 20:19 Mondovisione Four weeks ago, Eurex started its Environment Social Governance (ESG) segment by launching futures on STOXX® ESG-X, Low Carbon and Climate Impact Indexes. With more than 18,000 traded contracts and more than 16,000 contracts in Open Interest, demand was …
  • AB Brings Impact Investing to the Municipal Bond Market 18 Mar 2019 12:43 ETF Trends Although the idea of socially responsible ETFs that focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) is not relatively new, it’s still struggling to break into the investment mainstream, particularly in the fixed-income space. This is exactly what the …