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      Institutional Investors Advocate For Improved Ocean-Related ESG Data

      Crypto Platform Takes On Sustainability Challenges, Adds ESG-Friendly Launchpad

      EU Funds Face Fresh Pressure to Dump US Stocks Under New ESG Regulations

      ESG Survey Reveals Companies Remain Keen To Engage

      Australia Court Finds Active Super Guilty of Making Misleading ESG Investing Claims

      ESG Reporting Software Market Worth $2.1 Billion By 2029

      Nearly 96% of Board Directors Expect a Continued or Stronger Focus on ESG Despite Ongoing Backlash

      Navigating ESG Implementation Hurdles And Building Investor Trust

      Over 70% of Companies Have Abandoned Acquisitions Over ESG Concerns: Deloitte Survey

      Barclays Says Blacklists Set to Grow With EU’s New ESG Fund Rule

      Nearly Half of Sustainability-Labelled Funds May Have to Change Names to Meet New EU Anti-Greenwashing Rules: Clarity AI

      Brookfield In Talks to Acquire Clean Energy Developer Neoen for $6.6 Billion

      Asset Managers With ESG Mandates Brace for Fallout of UK Review

      Investors Increasing Focus on Climate Solutions and Transition Strategies: Robeco Survey

      Abrdn Appoints Dan Grandage As Chief Sustainability Officer

      4 Tips to Build, Scale a World-Class Asset-Management Sustainability Strategy

      Europe’s Biggest Pension Fund Sells €10 Billion in Fossil Fuels

      Bosses Are Talking Less About ESG After Year of Culture Wars

      EU Adopts Environmental, Human Rights Sustainability Due Diligence Law

      Climate and Paris-Aligned Fund Launches Surge Amid Client Demand

      Sebi Proposes to Ease ESG Disclosures by Listed Companies

      Millennials and Generation Z Demand ESG Criteria In Investment Portfolios

      Schroders Launches Article 9 European Equity Impact Fund

      Survey Shows Waning Interest In ESG Funds

      80% of Companies See Sustainability as a Potential Revenue, Profitability Driver: Morgan Stanley Survey

      Allspring Adds Global Equity Fund To Climate Transition Suite

      Majority of Lawyers Expect SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rule Will Not Survive Intact: Bloomberg Survey

      Court Rejects Republican States' Challenge to SEC's ESG Proxy Voting Rule

      38% of Companies Lack an ESG Strategy – GlobalData Survey

      US Banks Face Climate Risk Data Challenges, Fed Analysis Shows

      Hedge Fund Firms Plan Strategic Investment and Business Shifts in Response to Geopolitical, Economic Factors

      Sustainable Funds Pull in $900 Million for First Quarter of 2024

      US Probe Finds Widespread Sexual Misconduct at FDIC

      Over Half of CEOs Say Sustainability a Higher Priority Now Than 12 Months Ago: EY Survey

      Oklahoma Adds Barclays to Anti-ESG List

      Redefining ESG Best Practices To Prioritize Meaningful Change

      Barclays Is the Latest Firm to Face Anti-ESG Wrath in Oklahoma

      Republican-Led State Bans Four Major Banks in Blow to ESG Movement

      Microsoft Signs Largest-Ever Corporate Renewable Energy Deal with Brookfield

      Fragile Support for Sustainable Funds in Asia

      83% of Companies Say Collecting Accurate Data for CSRD Reporting Requirements will be a Challenge: Workiva Survey

      Wells Fargo, RBC Bankers Met Texas AG Staff Regarding ESG Probe

      Goldman Sachs Acquires Environmental Risk Reduction Services Provider Adler & Allan

      DWS to Launch Real Estate ESG ETF in Q2

      Actively Managed Funds Hemorrhage Client Cash in ESG Upheaval

      Franklin Templeton Launches Catholic Principles ETF Aligned With ESG Values

      BlackRock, Temasek Raise $1.4 Billion for Decarbonization-Focused Growth Fund

      Insurers Group Targeted by Anti-ESG Campaign Is Being Replaced

      Record $8.8 Billion Pulled From US Sustainable Funds in Q1

      Hong Kong Exchange to Require IFRS-based Climate Disclosure Beginning 2025

      Demand Grows for Sustainability Skills as ESG Sentiment Shifts and Regulatory Pressures Rise

      EU Parliament Adopts Environmental, Human Rights Sustainability Due Diligence Law

      UK Regulator Plans to Broaden Scope of ESG Investing Regulations

      Financial Institutions Representing $15 Trillion Call for ‘Ambitious’ International Treaty to End Plastic Pollution

      Finance And Real Estate Departments Play Critical Role In ESG Reporting

      A $9.5 Trillion ESG Investor Group Wants Private Market Reforms

      South Carolina Proposes Anti-ESG Bill Aimed at Backing Farmers

      Investors Grapple With Inconsistent Climate Data Amid Regulatory Gaps, Report Finds

      What ESG Investors Need To Know About ‘Systems-Level Investing’

      Robeco Renames Multi-Asset Funds To Emphasise Sustainability Focus

      KPMG: Majority of U.S. CEOs Expect Significant Returns from Sustainability Investments Within 3-5 Years

      Texas Muni Borrowers Bemoan Anti-ESG Laws Restricting Banks

      UK Pension Schemes and Insurers Boost Sustainable Investments

      Europe Stands Firm Against Driven ESG Backlash

      EU Parliament Adopts Law to Establish Carbon Removal Certification System

      Slow Progress On Companies’ Net-Zero Trajectories Despite Narrowing Disclosure Gap

      ESG Industry Will Withstand a Trump Victory, Impax CEO Says

      Preqin Launches New Benchmarks to Assess Private Markets ESG Funds

      Financial Firms Tout Energy Business After West Virginia Restrictions

      Japan Releases Proposed IFRS-Based Sustainability Reporting Standards

      BMO Drops Anti-Coal Policy Amid Wall Street Rebuke of ESG

      How Any Startup Can Set A Strong Sustainability Foundation

      SEC Pauses Climate Disclosure Rules Amidst Legal Challenges

      ESG Pioneer Mary Jane McQuillen Says Sector Held to ‘Different Standard’

      EY Launches Sustainable Finance Hub to Help Financials Meet New ESG Reporting, Regulatory Requirements

      BlackRock Faces Activist Investor Pressure to Split Fink Chair and CEO Role

      A $290 Billion ESG Bond Market Faces EU Snub in New Proposal

      Fed Blocks Tough Global Climate-Risk Rules for Wall Street Banks

      80% of Global Investors Now Have Sustainable Investment Policies in Place: Deloitte/Tufts Survey

      ESMA Adding ESG Factors To Rating Agency Rules

      Large Corporations Face Increasing Calls for Follow-Through on Climate Commitments

      Canadian Firms are Risking Investor Lawsuits Due to ESG Fraud

      US House Panel Subpoenas ESG Corporate Activist Group

      Greenhushing Impacting Private Markets’ ESG Activity

      Bond Investors Flag ESG Dilemma in Europe’s Plan to Fund Defense

      BNP Paribas AM Launches Global Net Zero Transition Fund

      Bonuses Padded by Cryptic ESG Claims Draw Activist Scrutiny

      Texas Schools Fund Pulls $8.5 Billion From BlackRock Over ESG Policies

      Most Passive Funds Labeled ESG Are Financing Oil, Gas Expansion

      Bloomberg Survey Reveals ESG Data Coverage and Management as Top Challenges for Firms in Europe

      How ESG Due Diligence Lowers Risk and Boosts Value for Private Equity

      Canada Releases Proposed IFRS-Based Sustainability Reporting Standards

      3 Big Ways The New SEC Rule Will Change ESG Reporting

      Canadian Banks Face ESG-Related Proposals at AGMs, But Little New on Climate

      Five Ways Modern Enterprises Can Take Advantage Of ESG

      Mirova Raises Over $200 Million from Corporate Investors for Nature Restoration Fund

      80% Foresee Fewer Investment Options Due To ESG Requirements, Study Shows

      By the Numbers: How Much U.S. Investors Are Diverging From Global Peers on ESG

      BlackRock Acquires Solar and Storage Portfolio from Excelsior Energy Capital

      Banks, Hedge Funds Need to Stop Using Sexual Harassment NDAs, UK Lawmakers Say

      Financial Services Firms Among Top 10 To Pay Greenwashing Fines

      Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Updated Guidance On ESG-Related Investment Fund Disclosure

      Green Groups Decry SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rule as Too Weak

      People’s Pension Goes All-In on Climate Aware Investments

      Britain Says It Will Regulate ESG Ratings Later In 2024

      US Banks Abandon ‘Bare Minimum’ Environmental Standards Project, Alarming Climate Groups

      ESG Data Management is a Top Challenge for European Firms, Survey Finds

      Capital Group Launches Three Sustainable Funds

      Companies Walk ESG Tightrope, Under Fire From All Sides Over Disclosures

      S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches Biodiversity-Focused Benchmarks

      BNP’s Clients Are Piling ESG Billions Into Money Market Funds

      EU Council Fails to Approve New Environmental, Human Rights Sustainability Due Diligence Law

      Investors “Do Not Know How To Measure Climate Risk”

      Climate Investors Warn the Right Is Winning the War on ESG

      Deutsche Bank Releases New Framework to Classify Sustainable Finance and Investment

      House Committee Seeks Details From Fed About Funds’ ESG Pledges

      Companies Risk Greenwashing With Their Trade Group Activities, Report Says

      Big Companies Press Ahead With ESG Despite US Political Backlash

      Harnessing AI For Your Company’s ESG Strategy

      The ESG Backlash on Wall Street Spurs a Jump in ETF Closures

      JPMorgan, State Street Exit Climate Action Group, BlackRock Reduces Role

      Goldman Sachs AM Launches Global Green Bond ETF

      Does the SEC Climate Rule Really Matter? Investors Will Still Demand Disclosure

      Investors Told To Vote Down Fossil Fuel Directors

      What EU Requirements For The 'S' In ESG Mean For US Companies

      BlackRock’s ESG Fund Business Is Soaring Despite Attacks by the GOP

      CSDDD Vote Delay ‘A Leadership Failure’ Amid Rising Tensions

      A Hedge Fund Manager’s Guide to Handling GOP Attacks on ESG

      HSBC, Google Partner to Finance and Grow Climate Tech Companies

      Schroders Launches Energy Transition Infrastructure LTAF

      EU to Delay ESG Reporting Rule for Some Sectors by Two Years

      3 Finance Strategies To Help With Corporate Climate Goals

      EU Sets 90% Decarbonisation Reduction Target By 2040

      ESG Funds Faced Their Worst Year On Record In 2023

      Brookfield Raises $10 Billion for Climate Transition Fund

      Just Eight Asset Managers Achieve Morningstar’s Top ESG Rating

      Mirova Raises Over $280 Million For Emerging Markets-focused Climate Fund

      EU’s Toughest ESG Rule Hits Stumbling Block on German Concerns

      Investors in Japan Drain $4.5 Billion as They Exit ESG Funds

      More Than 80% of Companies Adopting ESG Metrics in Exec Compensation Plans: WTW Study

      Successful ESG Strategies Can Be A Path For Growth

      Antitrust and ESG Regulations ‘Key Obstacles’ to M&A Deals in 2024

      Goldman, JPMorgan Weigh In as ESG Funds Suffer Historic Blow

      ETFs Drive ESG Inflows in Europe as Actives Bleed Assets

      Barclays Banned From Texas Municipal-Bond Market Over ESG Dispute

      Morgan Stanley Rolls Out Trio Of ESG Strategies

      US Investor Exodus Deals Historic Blow to Global ESG Fund Market

      HSBC Launches Net Zero Transition Plan

      Banks Are Asking Investors to Look Past a Dreaded ESG Metric

      France Will Jail Corporate Directors Who Fail To Adhere To New CSRD Requirements

      EU Lawmakers Back Delay To Sector-Specific ESG Corporate Sisclosures To 2026

      Less Than A Third Of World’s Most Influential Companies Have Emissions Reduction Targets

      Exxon Sues ESG Investors to Stop Climate Proposals on Ballot

      EU Banking Regulator Releases Proposed Requirements for Banks to Manage ESG, Climate Transition Risks

      Navigating The Green Revolution: A Guide To Sustainable Investments

      ‘Toxic’ Attacks on ESG Lead Wall Street to Mount a New Defense

      Firms Miss Out On $13 Trillion As Half Of Disabled Consumers Face Barriers To Buying

      UK Regulator To Quiz Top Finance Firms On Sexism, Bullying

      Sustainable Investors More Likely To Engage On Climate Policy, MIT Sloan Analysis Suggests

      A Huge Crypto Bet Spawns the World’s Top-Performing ESG Fund

      Anti-ESG Politics Affects Names More Than Strategies

      More Men Than Women Joined Boards Of Europe’s Top Financial Service Firms Last Year

      Asset Managers Backsliding On ESG Commitments In Key Shareholder Votes

      US ESG Support Dips Below 50%, European Asset Managers Stay Strong

      Hedge Funds Increasingly Incorporating ESG Metrics

      Apex ESG and MJ Hudson Merge to Form Data and Reporting Partnership

      Even BlackRock Funds Buying Oil Stocks Are Banned by Texas ESG Fight

      Hedge Funds Target ‘Catastrophic’ ESG Lapses for Huge Returns

      Big Canadian Banks May Be Making Misleading Claims On Sustainability, Says Securities Complaint

      Business Action On Energy Efficiency Could Save $2 Trillion A Year, New Research Claims

      ESG Campaigns Seen Falling Out of Favor With Activist Investors

      Investment Managers Are Still Over-Promising And Under-Delivering On ESG

      Successful ESG Strategy Aligns With Investor Requirements

      ESG-Linked Bond Sales Drop Most on Record on Investor Skepticism

      ‘Trickier’ For ETFs To Adopt France’s ESG Investment Rules

      Global Emerging Markets Bounced Back In 2023

      ‘A Bully’: The Billionaire Who Led Calls For Claudine Gay’s Harvard Exit

      Only 7% Of US Climate Tech Venture Capital Funding Went To Female Founders In 2023

      Four Trends Shaping Sustainable Finance's Future In 2024

      The Year Ahead in ESG: Assurance, Transition Finance and Natural Capital

      Will Corporate Climate Coalitions Deliver? A Progress Report On 6 Buyer Groups

      Schroders Joins GREEN For Real Estate Sustainability

      A ‘Digital Handshake’ For The Planet: How One Asset Management Firm Adopted A New Framework For ESG

      UK Corporates Face ESG and Pension Progress Lag, Study Shows

      ASIC Issues Infringement Notice To Northern Trust Asset Management For Greenwashing

      BlackRock Sued by Tennessee Over ‘Misleading’ ESG Strategy

      FCA Urged To Introduce Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

      Newly Filed Bitcoin ETF Application Targets ESG Investors With Carbon Credits

      Basic Environmental and Social Risks Remain in Central Banks and Supervisors

      BlackRock, State Street Subpoenaed in House ESG Probe

      BNP Paribas Launches Climate Debt Fund

      BlackRock, TPG Deal With UAE Finds New Way to Juice ESG Returns

      Goldman Sachs Closes Climate ETF as Investors Flee ESG

      US Regulator Probes Banks' Climate Risk Planning

      UK Watchdog Urges ESG Raters to Adhere to New Code Ahead of Possible Rules

      Apollo Launches Clean Transition Private Equity Fund

      Renewable Energy Investors Should See Green In Africa

      House Panel Subpoenas Vanguard, Arjuna In ESG ‘Collusion’ Probe

      ESG Critics Ultimately May Help Improve the Strategies

      EMs Face Dearth of Private Capital Amid Slow Gains in Transparency

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