Changes in environmental regulations and technologies could quickly erode the value of assets in various sectors including energy and real estate. Ben Caldecott, a professor at Oxford University,...
December 05, 2013 | 12:01 am
Fonds de Reserve pour les Retraites hired BNP Paribas Asset Management and Kleinwort Benson Investors to manage €150 million ($203 million) each in...
December 02, 2013 | 02:48 pm
Only about one-fifth (22%) of U.S. institutional investors incorporate environmental, social and governance strategies into their investment decision-making, with only an additional 7% considering it,...
November 21, 2013 | 04:17 pm
Michael L. Davis was named director of institutional sales at Calvert Investments.
November 21, 2013 | 03:02 pm
Norway's Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, should delegate decisions on divestment to Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the 3.3 trillion Norwegian kroner ($577.4 billion) fund,...
November 11, 2013 | 04:08 pm
Oracle Corp. shareholders rejected the pay packages of CEO Larry Ellison and other executives, hewing to the calls by institutional investors and a proxy adviser that said their compensation is out...
October 31, 2013 | 04:24 pm
Rhode Island State Investment Commission voted unanimously to begin the process of divesting from gun distributor United Sporting Cos., confirmed Joy Fox, spokeswoman for state Treasurer Gina...
October 28, 2013 | 02:03 pm
Corporation of Brown University, Providence, R.I., opted against divesting from coal-related companies at its Oct. 26 meeting.
October 28, 2013 | 12:44 pm
A group of 71 institutional investors worldwide launched a coordinated effort targeting 45 of the world's top fossil fuel and power companies, calling on them to shift to greener energy sources or...
October 24, 2013 | 04:06 pm
Florida State Board of Administration contracted with MSCI to incorporate its ESG analytics into the system's corporate governance analysis.
October 18, 2013 | 01:47 pm
Wiltshire Pension Fund, Trowbridge, England, is searching for a firm to provide advice on environmental, social and governance issues for proxy voting purposes.
October 15, 2013 | 03:57 pm
AP4 will seed an emerging markets equity fund that excludes companies with high greenhouse gas emissions and companies with extensive reserves of fossil fuels.
October 08, 2013 | 02:40 pm
Amanda Young was named head of sustainable and responsible investment at Standard Life Investments.
September 30, 2013 | 03:11 pm
Merck, Qualcomm and United Parcel Service topped the rankings in the CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Accountability and Disclosure, released Wednesday.
September 25, 2013 | 04:25 pm
Global custodians are seeing a surge of interest, particularly among public pension plans, looking for trade-monitoring services for socially responsible investments, spurred in large part by concern ...