ESG-Feature

ESG performance strong, until 2022

Although there have been concerns over the lacklustre performance of environmental, social and governance funds this year, analysts believe this is temporary and will...

What is really in an ESG label?

Almost a quarter of funds that claim to "promote" sustainability under European regulations do not deserve an ESG label, according to a new review...

New MiFiD ESG requirements poses challenges

The new MiFiD II requirements that recently came into force, making it mandatory for advisers to ask investors about their sustainability preferences, will be...

Counterparties come to the sustainable fore

Lynn Strongin Dodds explains how trading fits into the ESG paradigm. Sustainability is often linked to actual investments but increasingly the remit has broadened with...

Wide differences between asset managers with ESG integration

Despite growing demand from investors and regulators for more environment, social and governance (ESG)-compliant approaches to portfolio construction, there are still wide differences between...

Stock exchanges’ listing rules are putting investors at risk

Global stock markets are financing companies which are sitting on three times more coal, oil and gas reserves than can be burned without breaking...

ESG Demand: The Perfect Storm

By Brunno Maradei, Global Head of Responsible Investment, Aegon Asset Management. Defined benefit pension schemes are fast becoming a relic of the past, while access...

The European Markets Choice Awards – Finalists Announced!

Markets Media Europe is delighted to present a preliminary list of finalists for the 2022 European Markets Choice Awards. The Instinet Positive Change Awards will...

Sustainable bonds and funds take a hit during market volatility

Although the long-term prospects look promising, soaring inflation and market volatility is taking its toll on the sustainable bond market. As a result, the issuance...

Asset managers commit to net zero targets to offset greenwashing

Institutions around the world are adopting environment, social and governance (ESG) standards), and have identified fighting climate change and the reduction of carbon emissions...

Sustainable bonds on an upward path but bumps along the way

Green, social and sustainability (GSS) bonds have become an embedded part of the investment landscape thanks to an increase in both investor demand and...

ESG labels remain misleading

Regulators, asset managers, investment banks and investors are focusing much more on the sustainable credentials of products as they become more mainstream. However, several...

Driving sustainability forward

Marina Severinovsky who took over te role as head of sustainability for North America for Schroders in January discusses how the fund manager looks...

‘Huge’ Potential for ESG Futures

Caterina Caramaschi, global head of equity derivatives at ICE, said environmental, social and governance futures have huge growth potential as the global notional open...

Listed ESG Derivatives Spring Up

The number ESG-linked derivatives on offer are growing in Europe. Despite sparse liquidity, the future outlook looks promising. Lynn Strongin Dodds explores. Despite the reams...