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ESG Newsletter

      Carlyle Targeting $1.6bn for Second Renewables Fund

      Impact of the 'S' In ESG Found Lacking In the Real World

      ESG Reporting Is 'Biggest Challenge' for Investment Managers

      ESG Risk in Capital Markets Triggers Calls for New Rules: Survey

      Cash Investors Trigger $29 Billion Spike in ESG-Lite Funds

      Canada Pension Will Sell Firms That Don’t Take ESG Seriously

      Dimensional Expands Sustainable ETF Suite

      Do Human Rights Get Enough Attention from ESG Investors?

      Aviva Investors’ CEO Calls for New Bretton Woods to Reform Finance

      BlackRock Reclassifies $26 Billion of ESG ETFs on EU Rules

      Invesco Downgrades Article 9 Paris-aligned ETFs

      ESG Funds Seen Underperforming Broader Market in 2023: Survey

      New Data Shows How Private Equity Stacks Up On ESG

      DWS Adds to ESG Lineup with 3 New Funds

      Alternative Credit Managers Launch ESG Integrated Disclosure Tool

      How Blockchain Can Help Measure and Prove ESG Milestones

      Apollo, Oak Hill Back New ESG Template to Shake Up Opaque Loans

      APAC Investors Look to China Long Term for ESG

      ESG Fund Downgrades Spread as New Analysis Finds ‘Violations’

      GPs Are Translating ESG Into Fundraising and Exits

      Canada Eyes New ESG Bonds to Finance Heavy Polluters Going Green

      Ares Management Selects Novata to Support ESG Data Collection

      ESG Investing Is ‘Totally Unstoppable’ UBS Chair Kelleher Says

      There Are Two Americas When it Comes to ESG

      Billions Chasing Contested ESG Funds Leave Insiders ‘Mystified’

      More Companies are Linking Executive Pay to ESG Performance, But Few See It as Critical to Sustainability Goals

      Royal Bank of Canada eyes 2030 Emission Cuts in Lending Portfolio

      JFSA to Promote Impact and Release Guidelines for ESG Mutual Funds

      ESG Fund Rules in Europe Come Under Fire from Regulators

      Third of Green Investment Required in the EU and US Combined to Meet Net Zero Targets

      Deutsche Bank Executive Says ESG Is Now Entering ‘Phase Three’

      BlackRock Is Getting Used to Being in the ESG Crossfire

      Amundi Starts Lyxor ETF Merge in Bid to Hit ESG Targets

      PE Funds Ramp Up Oil and Gas Moves in Europe

      New ESG Fund Numbers Plunge As Regulators Probe for Greenwashing

      Vista’s Robert Smith Says Investing In DEI Businesses Vitally Important In a Bear Market

      How Might The Cayman Islands Regulate "ESG" In the Context of Investment Funds?

      University of Chicago: There’s No Data to Determine if ESG Is Working

      Billionaire Steve Ballmer Invests $400 Million in Black Fund Managers

      BlackRock Tells UK 'No' to Halting Investment in Coal, Oil and Gas

      Engine No. 1 Spoke With Coca-Cola About Plastics Recycling

      Allocators Say ESG Is Important, But Returns Matter More

      The Growing Importance of ESG for Private Equity

      ESG Group Takes Aim At Vanguard Over Stewardship

      Urgent Progress Needed on Company Climate Disclosures, G20 Task Force Says

      New Regulations Needed for ESG Ratings, Says EFAMA

      MAS Names New Head of Expanded Sustainability Group

      Canadian Securities Regulators Consider Impact of International Developments on Proposed Climate-related Disclosure Rule

      BlackRock's Fink Defends Energy Investments Amid Criticism from 'Left and Right'

      Buyout Giants Draw More Than 200 Investors to a Key ESG Effort

      AllianceBernstein Announces Erin Bigley as Chief Responsibility Officer

      Regulations and Recession Fears Are Making Managers Rethink ESG

      Banks Run by Women Lend Less to Big Polluters, ECB Study Finds

      Biggest Africa Fund Manager Aims for Net Zero, Plans Statement

      Brookfield Buys Two US Renewable-Power Firms for $1.54 Billion

      ESG without Returns Is ‘Simply Not Sustainable,’ Says Investor Lauren Taylor Wolfe

      Former Northern Trust Exec Shundrawn Thomas Launches Private Equity Firm

      Asian Women in U.S. Financial Sector See Race and Gender As Career Hurdles

      Sharp Rise In Climate Concern for Hedge Funds, Says LGT Capital Partners’ ESG Report 2022

      Fund Firms Falling Short On Net-zero and ESG Targets

      Divesting Is ‘Counterproductive,’ New Research Says

      PE Firms Speed Up Transition from Fossil Fuel Assets to Renewables

      Comptroller Lander Sends Letter to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Demanding Stronger Action Toward Net Zero Emissions Reduction Across Portfolio

      Republicans Warn Bank CEOs to Steer Clear of Social, Cultural Issues

      NAIC and UBS Partner to Support Diverse Alternative Asset Managers

      Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund Adds 9 Firms to Exclusion List

      HSBC Fund Arm Toughens Thermal Coal Policy to Curb Climate Change

      8 Climate Activists Arrested at Vanguard Headquarters in Malvern

      Brookfield Plans Over $2 Billion Investment in India Renewables

      Former SEC Commissioner Argues Against Asset Manager Blacklists

      Blackstone Pledges to Hire 2,000 Refugees at Portfolio Companies

      Pensions Push Back at ‘Ridiculous’ DeSantis-Led Attacks on ESG

      SEC Chair Gensler Defends Climate Disclosure and Crypto Regulation Proposals

      T. Rowe Slams Goal-Linked ESG Bonds Doing Little Good

      Private Equity Still Investing Billions in Dirty Energy Despite Pledge to Clean Up

      Fossil-Fuel Assets Creep Higher at $73 Billion Australia Pension

      Here’s How Managers Are Solving One Diversity Challenge

      Former Wholesaler Says Data Platform Will Help Tackle Lack of Diversity in Asset Management

      FCA Sounds Alarm Over ESG Benchmarks

      1,500 Funds Risk Losing Article 9 Status Over Green Investment Level

      Wall Street Hits Back at GOP in ESG war

      HIG Capital Appoints Global Head of ESG

      These Institutional Investors Are Already Paying for Climate Change.They’re Investing to Fix That.

      New Fed Banking Chief Targeting Crypto and Climate Change as Top Priorities

      What Happens When a Company Is a Climate Hero and a Governance Disaster?

      JPMorgan Product Reveals Wall Street’s Shifting Views on ‘ESG’

      Markets Test Top Pensions’Commitment to ESG

      Strive Asset Management Sends Open Letter to Chevron to Deliver a Post-ESG Mandate

      More Than Half of FTSE 100 Companies Now Have ESG Committees

      India’s New ESG Rules to Address Corporate Green Washing

      Feeling Sad? You’re More Likely to Put Money Into ESG Funds

      Can CalSTRS Keep Politics Out of the Pension’s Net Zero Plan?

      Super Funds Query Investment Manager’s Links to Anti-ESG Foundation in US

      Article 9 ESG Fund Manager Outperforms All Counterparts

      CIP Reaches Close on €3bn Clean Hydrogen Fund

      Public Pension Plans Crossed Party Lines to Support ESG

      Asian-American Private Equity Professional Hits Portfolio Advisors with Federal Discrimination Suit

      RBC Climate Action Mild Enough to Pass Texas Fossil Fuel Test

      MetLife Investment Management to Buy Affirmative Investment Management for Undisclosed Terms

      BlackRock, UBS and 348 ESG Funds "Banned" in Texas

      From Meta to Twitter, What Everyone Gets Wrong About ESG — And Why It Matters

      ESG Officers Want Gov’t Incentives for Sustainability Drive

      FCA Looks for External Experts to Help Shape its Work on ESG Issues

      DeSantis Amps Up ESG Attack, Banning Strategy for State Pensions

      Vanguard Unveils New ESG ETFs That Exclude Controversial Assets

      US Fund Manager Under Fire Over Sponsorship of Climate Sceptics

      ‘ESG’ Stripped From 23% of EU Sustainable Funds in Fresh Review

      Carbon-Tech Draws Record VC Funding as Investors Hunt for Impact

      Trustees Face Track Record Challenge with ESG Funds

      ‘Hating ESG’: Advocates Are Looking to Replace the Label

      Short Sellers Target Asos and Boohoo Following CMA Greenwashing Investigation

      abrdn Launches Sustainability Institute, Americas & Appoints Fionna Ross to Lead

      MFA Says SEC's Proposed Change to ESG Disclosures Will Render the Term 'Meaningless'

      Investors Hope to Hurt Firearms and Fossil Fuel Companies by Shunning Them — But Research Shows Divesting Has Little Impact

      NNIP: Asset Managers Must ‘Step Up’ on Sustainability in Executive Pay

      VCs Say Climate Bill Will Help ‘Prime the Pump’ for Startup Growth

      Vistria, with $8 Billion in Assets, Weighs Minority Stake Sale

      Angelo Gordon Joins Novata General Partner Advisory Committee to Advance ESG in Private Markets

      Republicans Are Focusing on a New Economic Threat: ESG Scores

      ESG’s ‘Social License’ Will Endure Even If the Letters Don’t

      What’s Wrong with ESG Ratings?

      Texas Joins Republican AGs Slamming Larry Fink on ESG Investment

      Marc Andreessen ‘Opposed Affordable Housing’ in His Wealthy Silicon Valley Town

      Asset Manager Tackles Greenwashing with AI

      NYC’s Comptroller Strikes Back at Republicans’ ESG Criticisms

      Northern Trust Asset Management Launches Quantitative ESG Strategy for EMEA and APAC Investors

      Australia Pension Fund NGS Super Divests from Fossil Energy Companies

      Traders Are Big Fans of the ‘G’ in ESG

      Carlyle Global Credit Launches Decarbonisation-linked Financing Programme

      New Research Reveals Disparity Between Proportion of Women Employed in Junior and Senior PE Roles

      Article 9 Funds Attract €5.9bn Inflows

      New ESG Rules to Protect Everyday Investors Cause Confusion

      Funding Disparity Widens for UK Female Fintech Founders in 2022

      More Sovereign Wealth Funds Adopt a Formal ESG Policy - Study

      ESG Use by Alternatives Investors Up 10% in Three Years

      Drop in BlackRock's Support for Environmental, Social Resolutions

      Fund Manager Calls Out ‘Speculators’ in ESG Commodities Bet

      Half of Firms Still to Submit MiFID II ESG Template Data

      Rewriting the Rules: Key Issues Shaping the Compliance Landscape

      Quant Manager Mark Carhart to Start Third Climate Hedge Fund

      Put Short Selling on the ESG Investing Table, Say Hedge Fund Managers

      One Fund, Three Names and Lots of Questions for ‘ESG’

      Fifth Wall Raises $500m for First Climate Fund

      ESG Fund Bets Big on Weapons and Beats 98% of Peers

      ESG Fund Closures Pile Up as Do-Good Investing Takes Back Seat

      When It Comes to Achieving ESG Goals, Is Short Selling More Effective Than Shareholder Activism?

      BlackRock Tilts the Tables on ESG Toward Value Stocks

      Janus Henderson Foundation Expands Commitment to Diversity with $450,000 Grant to Greenwood Project

      There Were More ESG Proposals Than Ever This Year. But Fewer Passed.

      abrdn Aligns Flagship €1.9bn Fund to Article 8

      In Times of Stress, Female Fund Managers Take Less Risk Than Men — For the Same Performance

      Fund Manager Snubs ESG Stock Favorites and Handily Beats Peers

      Is it Time for Creditor Activism to Address ESG Risks?

      Law Firm Behind $7 Billion BHP Suit Gets More Cash for ESG Cases

      ESG Faces ’Make or Break’ Moment as Industry Comes of Age, According to New Report

      Corporate Backlash Over SEC Climate Plan Takes Shape

      Appointment of Céline Boyer-Chammard

      Jeff Ubben Explains His “Anti-ESG ESG” Investment Strategy

      BlackRock Hires Christopher Kaminker as Deputy Head of Sustainable Investing

      ESG Unlikely to Survive in its Current Form, Lobby Warns

      ECB’s First Climate Test Sees Up to $71 Billion Hit to Banks

      ESG Litigation is Gaining Momentum

      Why Many of America’s Biggest Companies Still Won’t Reveal Pay Data by Race

      HSBC Executive in Climate Row Quits, Attacks Corporate ‘Cancel Culture’

      ESG Interest Broadens Across Wider Demographic

      KKR to Launch Its Two First ESG Credit Funds

      FCA Delays ESG Labelling Consultation

      Blackstone Announces $400 Million Investment in Xpansiv, the Leading Global Carbon and Environmental Commodities Exchange Platform

      EU Lawmakers Back Gas, Nuclear Energy as Sustainable

      How Russia's War Blindsided the World of ESG Investing

      FCA Closer to Regulating ESG Data and Ratings

      Researchers Set Out to Determine How Much Endowments Invest with Diverse Managers. Most Refused to Participate.

      Funds Industry Faces ESG Skills Shortage, Suggests Survey

      How ESG’s Reckoning May Eventually Pay Dividends

      Over Half of Private Capital Fund Investors Now Expect Daily ESG Fund Updates

      Investment Managers Still Enthusiastic About ESG

      Riverside Names First Sustainability Officer

      European ESG Assets to Reach €9 Trillion by 2025

      50% of Advisers Now Offering ESG Advice

      Why Private Equity Can Lead on Sustainability

      Forty Two Percent of AUM Across Private Capital is Managed by Funds That Have an Active ESG Policy

      LPs Are Turning Down Alternatives Managers Over ESG Concerns

      ESG Regulation is Advancing – but Regulators Are Out-of-step

      Top ESG Fund Manager Trounces Peers by Hoarding ‘Unloved’ Assets

      Stronger ESG Risk Mitigation Practices Linked to Better Shareholder Returns

      Brookfield Raises Record $15 Billion For Inaugural Global Transition Fund

      BlackRock Calls on SEC to Change Climate-Risk Disclosure Plan

      U.S. SEC Investigating Goldman Sachs Over ESG Funds - WSJ

      Green Investment Scam Duo Found Guilty

      ESG Evolves into a Core Strategy for Private Equity – BDO’s Spring 2022 Private Capital Pulse Survey

      Bulk of US Venture Investors Want to Back Minority-Run Firms

      EU Agrees ‘Landmark’ 40% Quota for Women on Corporate Boards

      Japan Set to Join Greenwashing Crackdown with New Measures

      ESG Insiders Demand Course Correction to Fix Industry Woes

      BlackRock Debuts Ad Campaign to Burnish Image as It Faces ESG Scrutiny

      African Pension Funds Lead the Way on ESG

      ESG Market in Canada Faces Greenwashing Risks Due to Poor Data

      ESG Equity Funds Experienced Record Month of Outflows in May

      Green Still Grey Area for ESG Investors Despite Mounting Scrutiny by Watchdogs in U.S. and Canada

      CEO of Deutsche Bank's Asset Manager Steps Down After 'Greenwashing' Raid