PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Allstate earns high marks for sustainability   
January 31, 2020
Source: Insurance Business - The Allstate Corporation has reduced its environmental footprint and increased the diversity of its workforce, according to its latest Sustainability Report.
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European ESG Funds Pulled in Record $132 Billion in 2019   
January 30, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - European funds devoted to sustainable investing pulled in a record 120 billion euros ($132 billion) from clients last year, as the demand for green and ethical options surged.
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RobecoSAM launches Circular Economy strategy   
January 30, 2020
Source: RobecoSAM - Capitalizes on USD 4.5 trillion in investment opportunities created by the shift to a circular economy; Invests in leading companies that address inefficiencies and generate value in loops; Positively impacts the Sustainable...
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BlackRock recommends a common language for sustainable investing   
January 30, 2020
Source: Finextra - Hot on the heels of BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s letter warning global chief executives of climate change market risk, the world’s largest fund manager has released a summary of recommendations for sustainable investment.
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Sustainability In Business Is More An Opportunity Than A Threat   
January 29, 2020
Source: Forbes - Sustainable investing has moved to center stage in early 2020. In his latest letter to CEOs Blackrock CEO Larry Fink writes that sustainability, which involves integrating environmental and social concerns into business...
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Capitalism Greets Responsible Investing as Green Bonds Grow Up   
January 28, 2020
Source: Yahoo Finance - Buying debt from U.S. companies for environmental purposes hasn’t been a winning strategy over the last 12 months. But as the market swells, so-called green bonds are poised to perform better as investors pour cash into assets...
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State Street Global Advisors to vote for meaningful ESG corporate change   
January 28, 2020
Source: Pensions & Investments - State Street Global Advisors will continue to actively engage with companies on sustainability but also use its proxy power against companies "that are falling behind and failing to engage," this proxy season, President and CEO...
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Is 2020 the Year Sustainable Means Investment-Worthy ?   
January 28, 2020
Source: The National Review - Making waves in the financial world on January 14th, Laurence Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, announced that BlackRock will be increasingly disposed to vote against board directors if their...
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Economic growth and environmental sustainability   
January 28, 2020
Source: Phys.org - There are political and business leaders who do not care if economic growth causes environmental damage, and there are environmental advocates who do not believe you can have economic growth without causing environmental damage.
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BlackRock is all in on firmwide sustainability   
January 28, 2020
Source: Pensions & Investments - The world's largest money manager, BlackRock Inc., staked its claim on sustainable investment within the global investment management industry when it announced that it will incorporate sustainable investment principles firmwide.
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