Alecta invested $100 million in a social bond aimed at promoting healthy living in emerging markets.
The largest listed companies in industrialized nations must act quickly if the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change are to be met.
Institutional investors are pushing world leaders and U.S. regulators to mandate that companies disclose risks related to climate change.
The ESG-standard-setting organizations SASB and IIRC officially merged, creating the Value Reporting Foundation.
U.K. retirement plans with at least $7.1 billion in assets must assess and publicly report climate change risks starting in October.
Companies should be required to report on the diversity of their workforces, the Investment Company Insititute told the SEC.
A group of investors representing $4.5 trillion in assets pledged their commitment to address risks raised by facial recognition technology.
A market-led initiative to help businesses assess emerging nature-related risks and opportunities has been launched.
Investors have several ways to support community investing and emerging sources of capital to help advance economic resilience and mobility.
Investment opportunities stemming from energy transition are becoming clearer, making it possible for investors to build portfolios.
The debt structure for sustainability-backed bonds is "lacking" from the perspective of an impact investor, prompting Nuveen to stay away.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing federal agencies to assess and mitigate financial risks related to climate change.
Institutional investors developing climate-action plans with the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 have a new framework to help them.
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.
OPTrust said it is emphasizing allocating capital to investment opportunities that include both sustainability and innovation.
Investment consultants are more likely to recommend hiring money managers that commit to diversity and inclusion.
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.
Moody's expects pressure to rise on major producers and users of hydrocarbons as they adjust strategies to implement transition plans.
Janet Yellen and Christine Lagarde renewed their calls to banks and investors to mobilize private capital to combat climate change.