Institutional Investor: Who the president is matters to sustainable investing. One hundred days into Joe Biden’s presidency, his administration’s executive orders and agency actions have reinstated and advanced an environment that empowers sustainable investing.
Institutional Investor: As allocators and fund managers alike scramble to incorporate diversity and climate change into their strategies, one of Canada’s largest asset owners has released its latest report on how, exactly, a C$365.5 billion pension fund does it.
BNN Bloomberg: Initial calls for racial audits at Wall Street banks and other corporations were rejected by shareholders, but support was high enough that companies are likely to face increased pressure to agree to future reviews.
Hedge Week: Hedge funds are falling behind other sectors such as private equity and real estate when it comes to integrating ESG factors into their portfolios.
Business Wire: Blackstone announced that it is continuing to expand its Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) team, with five newly created senior positions across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Zawya: Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, is researching how to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in its indexed equity investments, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Institutional Investor: Proponents of ESG argue that there are not just moral benefits to investing according to environmental, social and governance goals: ESG funds also outperform their peers.