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Extreme weather, human rights intensifying ESG focus: Janus Henderson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... environmental and social crises such as extreme weather events and human rights in the supply chain are intensifying the engagement on ESG topics with companies, according to Janus Henderson. Pointing to current weather crises such as the recent heatwave ...

Regulation needs to keep up with the rise of ethical investing: Hejaz Financial Services

HAKAN OZYON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... regulated in the world when it comes to consumer protection and financial advice, there is much to be desired when it comes to ESG governance. There is currently no regulatory guidance on what constitutes financial investment that is considered 'ethical' ...

HSBC AM takes stake in women-owned ESG investment firm

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC Asset Management has taken a minority stake in a US-based ESG and diversity inclusion women-owned firm co-founded by two ex-Rosenberg Equities executives. The move will see Radiant ESG rebranded as RadiantESG Global Investors, an independent asset ...

Global fund manager evolving approaches to ESG investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... manager is continuing its strategic deepening and widening of sustainable investing through the launch of a new proprietary ESG score and the hiring of its first head of sustainable investing and stewardship. Julie Moret, Northern Trust Asset Management's ...

Assessing buy now pay later sector through an ESG lens

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... legislation wouldn't require us to do so." Concerns over the impact of greater indebtedness and financial hardship fall under ESG and ethical considerations for some investors, who have divested from listed BNPL providers or screened them out proactively. ...

Tracking ESG impact in emerging markets improving: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Companies in emerging markets are moving up the curve on integrating ESG information quickly, but disclosing material ESG risks is still a challenge, according to American Century investments. All emerging market equity funds at American Century integrate ...

IOSCO calls for comparable, reliable ESG reporting standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... consistent and comparable information on climate-related matters and then turn to developing standards that address other ESG topics. IOSCO also calls on ISSB to develop a "building blocks" approach that would facilitate flexibility with complementary ...

Hostplus ESG head jumps to HESTA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... investment strategy and broader impact ambitions, HESTA said. Farrant comes to HESTA from Hostplus, where she was head of ESG from February 2020 until June. Prior to that, she was portfolio manager, responsible investments at VicSuper. Before moving ...

Profile: Fiona Reynolds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... role as CEO of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), she still had to explain in presentations that ESG wasn't merely a "tree-hugging side issue," rather than the role it occupies now - a mainstream investment consideration ...

IFM Investors hires responsible investment associate director

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... responsible investment. Kopczynski comes to IFM from Janus Henderson, where he worked as associate portfolio manager - credit and ESG and as credit analyst. Prior to that, he worked for Perennial Investment as credit analyst and quantitative analyst ...