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Vanguard finds dirty assets in ESG fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
Vanguard has changed the descriptions of an ethically conscious bond fund, after a review turned up holdings that investors were told were excluded. Vanguard Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index invests in about 4500 fixed income instruments ...
Aviva Investors appoints chief investment officer
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... franchise, with highly capable and motivated teams across Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Debt, and an integrated ESG approach that I believe is a differentiator for our parent Aviva and our external clients." "My objective will be to ensure ...
Goldman Sachs launches robo-adviser
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
... based on their market capitalisation. Impact invests in companies that meet certain environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, while Smart Beta scores companies on fundamental and technical factors of performance. "We'll recommend a diverse ...
Asset managers move to ESG
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
Close to 80% of institutional investors in the Asia Pacific region boosted their environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. MSCI's 2021 Global Institutional Investor Survey showed ...
Revolution hires to investment team
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 FEB 2021
... asset-backed securities portfolio, including origination, due diligence and ongoing monitoring of existing transactions. He also adds ESG experience, the firm said. The second hire is Lucie Bielczykova as an associate portfolio manager, from JANA where ...
Hostplus enhances ESG option
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021
Hostplus is changing its sustainable investment option on the back of growing demand from members who want a more sustainable and principled approach to their investments. The Socially Responsible Investment Balanced option (SRI) now excludes a broader ...
Equity Trustees wins investment mandate
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... services including investment advice and strategy, investment management and philanthropic services. "Our ability to offer ESG-friendly investment solutions and experience of working with not-for-profit organisations made our proposition a sound fit ...
JPMAM unveils sustainable fund
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
... as a liquid alternatives portfolio that reflects the shared values of our clients through a three-step approach, combining ESG integration in the research process with systematic exclusions and positive sustainable positioning," he said. The Global Macro ...
Better inflows ahead for Perpetual, Pendal: MS
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2021
... for the December quarter. But Perpetual's flows could progress in 2021 because it has invested in distribution, and global ESG inflows are at record levels, Morgan Stanley analysts led by Andrei Stadnik said in a February 2 note. "Our view is that PPT ...
New global equities ETF to launch
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2021
... companies with sustainable dividends and is well priced for our market. In addition, this portfolio has been highly rated on its ESG merits," said Apostle Funds Management managing director Karyn West. Apostle, the third-party distribution firm, has ...
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