Firms are collaborating to address climate change through the newly announced Net Zero Investment Consultants Initiative.
Asset owners and everyone else will have to dig deeper to learn what their ESG investments are really doing.
U.K. pension funds choosing outside fiduciary managers are getting bigger, according to an IC Select survey.
The Financial Reporting Council published a list of signatories to the U.K. Stewardship Code, with two-thirds of 189 applicants making the grade.
The National Electrical Benefit Fund's new economic impact study is good news for the pension fund and could inspire other ESG investors.
IM Global Partner is expanding its U.S. footprint by taking a 45% non-controlling stake in Richard Bernstein Advisors.
The upcoming U.N. climate-change conference has asset owners, managers and regulators getting a jump on ways to achieve net-zero ambitions.
The Midwest Investors Diversity Initiative had a fruitful proxy season engaging with companies to increase board diversity in the Midwest.
New York State Common Retirement Fund reached agreements with all seven portfolio companies with which it filed proposals this proxy season.
Investor demand for companies to commit to diversity, equity and inclusion was a highlight of the 2021 proxy season.
Two Republican senators believe BlackRock and SSGA are putting ESG and "left-leaning" priorities ahead of their fiduciary duty to TSP.
With its addition completed, State Street Global Advisors now manages about $57 billion for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
Institutional shareholders saw some strong results this proxy season from resolutions expecting companies to take climate change seriously.
Impact investing is moving along incrementally as efforts turn to educating investors and proving the merit of such investments.
New tools to measure performance and provide comparisons among impact investments are expected to fuel an increase in investing.
Investors have several ways to support community investing and emerging sources of capital to help advance economic resilience and mobility.
Community foundations are increasingly adopting responsible investing strategies and thinking about hiring diverse managers.
Multiemployer pension plans managed to ride out the economic turbulence of 2020, thanks largely to investment returns.
A group of 14 institutional investment consulting firms joined forces to promote and improve sustainable investment practices in the U.S.
Institutional investors are encouraged that new SEC Chairman Gary Gensler has a track record of getting controversial things done.
Climate envoy John Kerry said the Biden Administration will probably join with Europe in mandating climate risk disclosures.
Investors are pushing to have ESG issues highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis linked to executive compensation.
Sen. Sherrod Brown is demanding answers from Credit Suisse and other banks on their activities related to failed asset manager Archegos.
CalPERS, CDPQ and Federated Hermes are putting pressure on Berkshire Hathaway's board to make it clear how it is managing climate risks.
Bets on resilient companies helped large ESG funds outperform the S&P 500 during the first 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic.