The U.S. and Canada are joining forces to address climate change and reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Harvard University, the richest U.S. college, saw its fossil-fuel investments decline to less than 2% in fiscal 2020.
ESG investments saw strong performance and inflows in 2020 and are expected to be a key driver of growth for money managers in 2021.
U.K. money managers will turn up the heat in 2021 on ethnic minority representation on company boards and climate-change responses.
Results from a pair industrywide surveys show the investment management industry is far from racial and gender parity, despite efforts.
Institutional investors launched an initiative aimed at ensuring equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines and other tools.
British Columbia Investment Management Corp. announced plans to allocate $4 billion to sustainability bonds over the next five years.
The number of institutional investors reporting sustainable and impact related investments has grown 146% since 2016, according to a survey.
A group of financial services members have published a framework for asset managers and others to work toward a low-carbon economy.
Climate reporting and social issues such as workforce treatment are top issues for two major investors' 2021-2022 proxy voting policies.
Listed companies in heavy industries such as aluminum are failing to reduce carbon emissions in efforts to limit global warming.
ESG investments that outperformed in 2020 are expected to become more appealing in 2021, as the global economy recovers from COVID-19.
The manager of the world's largest wealth fund wants firms to increase board diversity, bringing more women to executive roles.
Tufts University will bar any future direct investments in coal and tar sands companies as part of a plan to increase its focus on ESG issues.
ESG and impact investors working toward a net-zero carbon economy should not overlook the role of agriculture, a report suggests.
Institutional investors are finding a lack of consistent ESG information from managers to be particularly challenging.
Norway's Ministry of Finance appointed an "expert group" to assess how climate change will impact on the country's wealth fund.
The S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021 found that a record number of companies are disclosing ESG data.
Less than half of U.K. DC plan trustees focus on risks and opportunities stemming from climate change, a survey indicated.
Risks related to climate change and social issues will intensify the most in the next two years, finance executives predicted in a survey.
Several investor groups are asking the SEC to repeal guidance that makes it harder for shareholders to propose climate change actions.
Roger Lewis was named head of environmental, social and governance at River and Mercantile Group.
Sabine Lochmann was named global head of Moody's ESG measures, leading the business within the ESG solutions group.
Vivienne Aiyela was named head of inclusion at the international business of Federated Hermes.
Morningstar reported a record $5 billion of flows into ESG equity and fixed-income funds for the Asia ex-Japan region in the latest quarter.