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U.K. Pensions May Focus on Climate Change, While U.S. May Limit...

While the U.K. moves to ask retirement funds to disclose their portfolios’ carbon footprint, U.S. authorities may limit pension plan managers’ ability...

What BlackRock’s Plans to ‘Punish’ Portfolio Climate Inaction Really Means

When BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, says it will “punish” companies for their “climate inaction,” what does it mean? Maybe the...

RBC GAM Using Climate Risk to Evaluate Its Over-$300-Billion Portfolio

Royal Bank of Canada Global Asset Management is working on future proofing its portfolio of over $300 billion to protect its assets...

Impact Investors Want More Data and Less Spin From Financial Companies

Asset managers are pumping out ESG-related information that is not focused on what investors want to see, says a communications company.

Japan’s GPIF, World’s Largest Pension Fund, Joins U.S., U.K. Funds to...

Pension funds representing about $2 trillion in assets under management are committing to sustainability investingThe move brings some of the world’s largest...

U.S. Solar Sector Draws Big Bets From Swiss Investor With Taste...

The surging U.S. solar sector is attracting interest from unlikely places, including an asset manager in a Swiss lakefront town betting on...

BlackRock, Shamed for Climate Change Role, Vows to Put Sustainability at...

The world’s largest asset manager seems to have gotten the message. BlackRock, criticized by Al Gore and other environmentalists...

Facing Criticism, BlackRock Joins Climate Action Initiative and Brings Group’s Assets...

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, joined the Climate Action 100+ initiative after mounting criticism in recent months about its dedication...

What Happens When Legacy Asset Firms Start Investing for Impact?

The announcement that British asset manager Schroders would acquire a majority stake in the impact investing firm BlueOrchard Finance is the latest...

Hermes Management: Why Some ESG Investors Take On ‘Dirty’ Investments

Hermes Investment Management makes no excuses for investing in “dirty” industries. Even as the $43 billion London-based asset...
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