Large U.K. pension funds were asked not to wait until the next U.N. climate change conference in October to commit to net-zero targets.
Dedicated sustainable investing assets could reach $13 trillion globally by 2025, more than four times the total at the end of 2020.
The Midwest Investors Diversity Initiative had a fruitful proxy season engaging with companies to increase board diversity in the Midwest.
Institutional asset owners set environmental and social impact goals in a variety of ways, according to a report from the Global Impact Investing Network.
G-20 finance leaders meeting in Venice raised the idea of carbon pricing as a potential tool for lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
A councilmember introduced legislation requiring the District of Columbia Retirement Board to have diverse asset managers and consultants.
Legislation requiring public companies to disclose ESG metrics was narrowly approved by the House, but its prospects are uncertain in the Senate.
New tools to measure performance and provide comparisons among impact investments are expected to fuel an increase in investing.
Impact investing is moving along incrementally as efforts turn to educating investors and proving the merit of such investments.
Impact investors are trying to solve big problems like inequality and access to health care and education, but climate risk looms largest.
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.
A newly available methodology offers investors insight into three critical impact performance figures: scale, pace and efficiency.
Investors who want to engage with companies on their commitments to addressing climate change through natural solutions have a new resource.
Institutional investors with $5.35 trillion in assets are calling on the Biden administration to get tougher about methane emissions.
Institutional investors are increasing their allocations to ESG fixed-income investments in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
A group of 14 institutional investment consulting firms joined forces to promote and improve sustainable investment practices in the U.S.
OPTrust said it is emphasizing allocating capital to investment opportunities that include both sustainability and innovation.
The CFA Institute is taking a closer look at special purpose acquisition companies to see what changes might be needed in three key areas.
Pension fund executives Barbara Zvan and Kim Thomassin were among 26 champions lauded for their efforts to get Canada to net-zero emissions.
President Biden called for higher rates for the highest income earners, and ending carried interest and lower tax rates for capital gains.
The three largest U.S. pension funds are backing a bid by hedge fund firm Engine No. 1 to replace board directors at Exxon Mobil.
The U.S. is setting an ambitious goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% from 2005 levels by the year 2030.
A PRI report shows pension funds and other asset owners are increasingly interested in beneficiaries' preferences on ESG issues.
Climate envoy John Kerry said the Biden Administration will probably join with Europe in mandating climate risk disclosures.