A group of institutional investors with a collective $5.8 trillion in assets is pushing companies to do better regarding human rights.
UBS announced two senior appointments for its new sustainability and impact unit, reporting to the president of UBS Asset Management.
Putting in place a decarbonization policy for a large, diversified portfolio that balances ambition with fiduciary duty can be hard work.
Pension fund executives Barbara Zvan and Kim Thomassin were among 26 champions lauded for their efforts to get Canada to net-zero emissions.
The European ETFs industry is developing at a fast pace, as the pandemic and ESG-specific products accelerate institutional interest.
Climate activists targeted BlackRock for not voting against energy company directors they say aren't doing enough to stem global warming.
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.
Investors are pushing to have ESG issues highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis linked to executive compensation.
PRI's focus on human rights comes just as that topic has left global retailers facing a backlash in China's fast-growing consumer market.
CalPERS, CDPQ and Federated Hermes are putting pressure on Berkshire Hathaway's board to make it clear how it is managing climate risks.
A report finds most U.S. financial regulators lag their global peers when it comes to addressing the systemic risks of climate change.
Bruce Hogg was named head of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's new sustainable energy group, a new position.
BlackRock recruited Paul Bodnar, a clean-energy advocate and former Obama climate aide, as global head of its sustainable investing group.
Institutional investors have a road map for voting against directors of companies that have not done enough to address climate change.
The assets represented by the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative tripled in recent months and make up more than a third of AUM globally.
Principles for Responsible Investment is calling on policymakers to embed sustainability within international finance policy.
White House climate adviser Gina McCarthy met with oil and gas executives to talk about priorities for addressing climate change.
The first benchmark for evaluating the largest companies' commitment to a net-zero transition was released by Climate Action 100+.
While money managers are working to improve ethnic diversity and inclusion, data are lacking and hindering evaluation of their efforts.
White House officials discussed risks related to the global shift to a net-zero economy in a virtual meeting with climate change advocates.
The European Union put in force new rules requiring fund managers to evaluate and disclose the ESG features of financial products.
Asset owners can show their commitment to net-zero emissions through an initiative launched Wednesday.
Sweden's state-backed pension funds have failed to live up to a key metric when it comes to protecting the planet, a report suggests.
A group of financial services members have published a framework for asset managers and others to work toward a low-carbon economy.