Yahoo Finance: The best defense against Republican attacks on ESG is to persuade naysayers that the investing strategy can actually help financial performance, according to the chief investment officer for responsible investment at Man Group.
ESG Today: HSBC and Google Cloud announced today the launch of a new partnership aimed at financing and supporting companies providing climate mitigation and resilience solutions.
ESG Clarity: Schroders Greencoat, the renewables and energy transition infrastructure manager of Schroders Capital, has launched a long-term asset fund (LTAF) dedicated to renewable energy and energy transition infrastructure.
BNN Bloomberg: The European Union has agreed to delay additional ESG disclosure requirements by two years, as it responds to pressure from businesses leaders who warn they’re buckling under the weight of regulations.
GreenBiz: As companies seek to align their business practices with sustainability goals, chief financial officers are uniquely positioned to facilitate that transformation.
ESG Clarity: The European Commission’s proposal for almost full decarbonisation by 2040 “is revolutionary and reinforces the EU position as a global leader on climate change”, according to a leading policy director at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA).
Yahoo Finance: US sustainability funds just faced their worst year on record in 2023, according to a new Morningstar report, but the outlook isn't entirely bleak.
ESG Today: Brookfield Asset Management announced today that it has raised $10 billion at the first close of its second global private equity fund focused on investments accelerating the transition to a net-zero economy, the Brookfield Global Transition Fund (BGTF II).
ESG Clarity: The Morningstar ESG Commitment Level helps investors assess an asset manager’s alignment to their own sustainability preferences by providing insights into the firm’s sustainable-investing philosophies, ESG integration processes, resources and active ownership activities.
ESG Today: Sustainability-focused investment manager Mirova announced that it has reached $282 million in commitments for the Mirova Gigaton Fund, its blended finance debt fund aimed at accelerating the clean energy transition in emerging markets, reaching more than half of the fund’s $500 million target a year after launching.