The vast majority of North American asset management investment stewardship execs plan to transform their approach over the next five years.
Gemma Corrigan was named head of policy and advocacy within Federated Hermes' responsibility office, replacing Ingrid Holmes.
Nathalie Wallace was named global head of sustainable investing at Natixis Investment Managers, replacing Harald Walkate.
Federica Calvetti was named head of ESG and strategic activism at Eurizon, the asset management company of Intesa Sanpaolo Group.
Corporate 401(k) participants will be able to compare how the firm's sustainability goals play out in plan investments with a new scorecard.
The upcoming U.N. climate-change conference has asset owners, managers and regulators getting a jump on ways to achieve net-zero ambitions.
PRI CEO Fiona Reynolds is leaving in January to become CEO of Conexus Financial, an independent financial media organization in Australia.
RPMI Railpen launched a plan that seeks to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 or sooner in its investment portfolio.
The companies with which BlackRock engaged over the past year are making progress on managing climate risk, but not on workplace diversity.
Managers of ESG funds received notice from the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority that many applications seeking authorization are falling short.
Sustainable investment assets globally grew 15% over the past two years to reach $35 trillion.
Guillaume Mascotto was named managing director, head of environmental, social and governance strategy at Jennison Associates.
The Transition Pathway Initiative is concerned how new climate metrics from the TCFD could impact asset owners.
Dedicated sustainable investing assets could reach $13 trillion globally by 2025, more than four times the total at the end of 2020.
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership scored high marks in its first year as a PRI signatory and saw a decrease in its carbon metrics.
Schroders named Mervyn Tang head of sustainability strategy and Wong Dan Chi as head of ESG integration for Asia-Pacific.
Pension fund chairmen overseeing a collective $372.2 billion of pension assets committed to set net-zero emissions targets.
Data show that only about a quarter of corporate social responsibility priorities are linked to a quantitative business-related indicator.
Institutional asset owners set environmental and social impact goals in a variety of ways, according to a report from the Global Impact Investing Network.
Asset managers need better corporate data and metrics to offer better ESG investment products.
MSCI launched a new tool that shows how far public companies are from meeting the Paris Agreement goals to address climate change.
G-20 finance leaders meeting in Venice raised the idea of carbon pricing as a potential tool for lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
Although the industry is paying increased attention to diverse money managers, concerns remain for the future of minority-owned firms.
The inclusion of diverse money managers in an investment portfolio should be viewed as an alpha play, with the potential to boost returns.
Allianz Global Investors plans to curtail investments in certain coal businesses by the end of the year.