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SEC proposes new disclosure for ESG funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed a disclosure regime for ESG-related funds and advisers that would see funds broken down into three categories of strategies. The proposed changes would see three broad categories for ESG strategies ...

EQT reveals most popular fund launches

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... has found that the most popular recent fund launches are in global equities, but there is also strong growth in retail and ESG themed funds. The 100 body of research developed by Equity Trustees has shown that 34% of funds brought to market over the ...

VanEck carbon credits ETF set to hit ASX

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... global climate agreements. Companies too are better aligning their production with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment goals, and many are using carbon credits to do this." According to forecasts, carbon credit prices are expected ...

BNY Mellon subsidiary to pay US$1.5m over ESG misstatements

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... US$1.5 million to settle charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misstatements and omissions about ESG considerations in making investment decisions for certain mutual funds that it managed. On Monday, the SEC announced that ...

Natixis appoints to management committee

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... service through enhanced global coordination, increased focus, and broader representation of key customer segments, including ESG considerations, it said. Joining the management committee is Natixis head of Asia Pacific Fabrice Chemouny, Natixis Wealth ...

Acadian Asset Management appoints chief executive

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... "Acadian's local focus is on continuing to build our equities offering, including looking at new data-based approaches to ESG investing and growing our multi-asset capability in both the institutional and wholesale channels in Australia." Prior to ...

No place for crypto in insto portfolios: PGIM

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
... different to other asset classes, but with more frequent and larger drawdowns. PGIM also cited the regulatory backdrop and ESG concerns as headwinds. "A single transaction on the bitcoin blockchain is equivalent to two million transactions on the Visa ...

T. Rowe Price names new head of ESG enablement

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
T. Rowe Price has named Poppy Allonby as its new investment and ESG leader, hiring BlackRock's former head of global product for Asia Pacific. Allonby will join the firm on June 6 and brings with her 20 years of asset management industry experience. ...

Tesla axed from the S&P 500 ESG index

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Tesla has been booted from the S&P 500 ESG index due to its low S&P Dow Jones Indices (DJI) ESG score. In an S&P DJI ideology blog, North American head of ESG indices Margaret Dorn said that Tesla had fallen into the bottom 25% of its industry group ...

BlackRock launches ESG model portfolios

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
BlackRock has introduced a range of ESG model portfolios covering a range of risk profiles, saying it is making sustainability more affordable. The iShares ESG Model Portfolios apply a multi-asset strategy and invest in iShares ETFs and BlackRock index ...
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