Learn More
<https://castlehalldiligence.com>
shutterstock_375019411

ESG Newsletter

      “High” Standards for ESG Labelling Required to Avoid Misuse, says AIC

      2022-01-13

      Funds Europe: The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has said that high standards should be met if funds are going to call themselves “sustainable” or use the ESG label.

      Read more...

      Ethical Fund Sales 'Keeping Lights On'

      2022-01-06

      Financial Times Adviser: The UK investment industry is being buoyed by inflows into ethical funds, according to the latest Investment Association data, with the ESG sector accounting for three quarters of net inflows to UK retail funds in November.

      Read more...

      EU Provokes Fierce Backlash On Plans to Label Nuclear and Gas as ‘Green’ Investments

      2022-01-05

      CNBC: The European Union has prompted a furious backlash over plans to label nuclear and gas as “green” investments, with Germany describing the proposal as “greenwashing” and Austria repeating its threat to sue the European Commission.

      Read more...

      M&G Investments Selects Bloomberg Data Management Services to Manage ESG Data Feeds

      2022-01-05

      Institutional Asset Manager: M&G Investments has selected Bloomberg Data Management Services (DMS) to host the acquisition and management of its ESG data, enabling seamless integration of the data into the investment process.

      Read more...

      Investors Seek Clearer Definition of What ESG Means in EU

      2022-01-04

      BNN Bloomberg: Europe needs to clarify what constitutes a sustainable investment product, as current rules aren’t clear, according to a group of investors, academics and consumers convened to advise on regulations.

      Read more...

      Invesco Gives 34-Year-Old Underperforming Fund an ESG Makeover

      2022-01-04

      Yahoo Finance: The firm’s UK Companies Fund, which manages 152 million pounds ($205 million), will become the Invesco Sustainable UK Companies Fund at the end of the month and add environmental, social and governance factors to its investment decisions, according to a statement on its website.

      Read more...

      PGIM Real Estate Adds ESG Lead for Europe and Asia Pacific

      2022-01-04

      Institutional Asset Manager: PGIM Real Estate has strengthened its commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, with the addition of Julie Townsend as ESG lead for Europe and Asia Pacific, based in London and effective immediately.

      Read more...

      Hedge Funds in the U.S. and U.K. Are Told to Meet ESG Rule for EU Sales

      2021-12-22

      BNN Bloomberg: Europe’s main investment management association says U.S. and U.K. hedge funds will need to meet a higher ESG reporting bar than many in the industry had expected, if they want to continue selling to clients in the EU.

      Read more...

      Hedge Funds Hit by ‘Onerous’ ESG Rule Turn to Lawyers for Help

      2021-12-20

      BNN Bloomberg: An obscure rule covering environmental, social and governance investing in Europe has prompted hedge-fund managers in the U.S. and U.K. to turn to their lawyers.

      Read more...

      SBAI Publishes Report On Culture and Diversity for Smaller Asset Managers

      2021-12-15

      Hedge Week: The SBAI, a global alliance of alternative investment managers and allocators and custodian of the Alternative Investments Standards, has released the second in a series of reports on culture and diversity – Beyond the Metrics: Demonstrating and Assessing Diversity in Smaller Asset Managers.

      Read more...