International Adviser: Over a third (36%) of wealth management and advice firms say they want more support in accessing the right sustainable finance and ESG investment data, research has found.
Financial Post: A United Nations-convened climate alliance for insurers suffered at least three more departures including the group’s chair, as insurance companies take fright in the face of opposition from U.S. Republican politicians.
BNN Bloomberg: A lot has changed in the five years since Verizon Communications Inc. started selling green bonds. Today investors pore through the fine print, says Scott Krohn, treasurer of the US’s largest mobile carrier.
SCMP: Hong Kong can leverage its vibrant ecosystem for global family offices and asset owners and become a hub for the trillion dollar impact investing industry as investors embrace the fast-growing strategy.
Advisor's Edge: New research from ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) suggests shareholder support for environmental and social issues is on the decline, as are demands for scrutiny of executive pay.
ESG Clarity: The Net Zero Investment Framework Component for the Private Equity Industry has been designed by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), sustainability non-profit Ceres and consultancy Anthesis.
BNN Bloomberg: The world’s biggest asset managers are consistently voting against proposals intended to protect biodiversity, as one of the fastest-growing corners of ESG falls flat at shareholder meetings, according to a report by environmental nonprofit Planet Tracker.
Funds Europe: European investors are more likely to invest in sustainable ETFs than US investors due to an increased awareness of sustainability issues, according to Track Insight.
US News: As environmental, social and governance, or ESG, factors have become more prominent in investing, there has been a growing need to evaluate companies and investments based on their ESG compliance.
US News: U.S.-based bankers and money managers whose job titles include "ESG" or "sustainability" earn on average around 20% higher base salaries than colleagues of the same seniority without those labels, according to analysis of salary data shared with Reuters.