Perennial launches boutique ESG business

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Perennial Partners has spun its ESG team and flagship ESG fund into a separate boutique investment business.

State Street launches ESG service for securities lending

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
State Street Corporation has established an ESG-aware commingled cash collateral reinvestment strategy for clients of its agency lending program.

Assessing ambition of green bonds: BNP Paribas Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
As the depth and size of the global green bond market has grown in the past decade, it is evolving towards a more regulated definition of "green-ness" and ability to achieve carbon reduction aims, according to BNP Paribas Asset Management.

BlackRock, Temasek form partnership to invest in decarbonisation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock and Temasek will form an investment partnership that will seek to commit a combined US$600 million in late stage venture capital and early growth private equity with a focus on decarbonisation solutions.

Investors shifting to net zero targets: Robeco

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors globally are shifting to set net zero decarbonisation targets, but lack of data and reporting is a main obstacle to implementation, according to Robeco.

Investors confident in Australian renewables sector: MinterEllison

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are "overwhelmingly confident" in the outlook for Australian renewables, with state and territory programs to stimulate renewable energy, according to MinterEllison.

ESG investing growing strongly in Asia: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021  |  NEWS
ESG investing is growing strongly in Asia, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Fossil fuel share offerings sharply underperform: Carbon Tracker

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021  |  NEWS
The value of shares offerings in fossil fuel-producing and related companies have sharply underperformed global equities in the last decade, according to a new study from Carbon Tracker.

Rainmaker reveals top performing ESG super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A retail superannuation fund and four industry funds demonstrate top ESG leadership, while ESG options in super funds represent $160 billion in assets under management, according to ground-breaking new research from Rainmaker Information.

AustralianSuper adds sustainable ETFs to platform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
AustralianSuper has added two sustainable ETFs from VanEck to its Member Direct platform.