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ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
MSCI makes public ESG metrics for indexes and funds to drive greater ESG transparency   
May 20, 2020
Source: MSCI - MSCI Limited makes public ESG metrics for all of its EU regulated equity and blended indexes. MSCI ESG Research LLC makes public ESG metrics for 36,000 mutual funds and ETFs.
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Covid-19 Is Accelerating ESG Investing And Corporate Sustainability Practices   
May 20, 2020
Source: Forbes - In a recent research paper, DWS argues that the pandemic is advancing the strategic case for sustainable investment. The question now arises whether ESG investing and its corporate equivalent, the integration of sustainability...
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Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group   
May 19, 2020
Source: Reuters - Citigroup Inc (C.N) said on Tuesday that is launching a new business unit within its corporate and investment bank dedicated to environmental sustainability to strengthen its commitment to an area that has grown increasingly...
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Investing in the Sustainability Sisterhood   
May 19, 2020
Source: Business of Fashion - Female impact investors are putting their money where their mouth is, backing sustainable fashion companies and hoping their bets pay off in more ways than one. But how savvy are values-based investments in the post-pandemic...
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Coronavirus is strengthening the hand of ESG investors   
May 15, 2020
Source: Financial Times - Coronavirus is strengthening the hand of ESG investors. Pandemic has coincided with strong flows into funds with sustainability mandates.
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Sustainable finance is performing well in the pandemic—but why?   
May 15, 2020
Source: Quartz - Sustainable finance is not new. Early calls for economic transactions to incorporate environmental, social, or governance (ESG) issues can be traced back as far as the Holy Books. But it would have been difficult to divine the...
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Technical guide: ESG incorporation in hedge funds   
May 13, 2020
Source: Principles for Responsible Investment - This guide provides a suggested framework for fund managers and asset owners to incorporate ESG factors into hedge fund strategies. The heterogeneous nature of hedge funds as an asset class means there are important differences...
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Proposed city budget curtails sustainability, mobility programs   
May 13, 2020
Source: Santa Monica Daily Press - Santa Monica City Council will vote on budget cuts next month that could undermine sustainability and mobility goals in which the city has long invested significant effort.
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Increasing risk management & resilience through ESG investing   
May 12, 2020
Source: WBCSD - Stock markets around the world have seen major volatility over the past two months as the COVID-19 pandemic gives way to an economic downturn. But amid this unforeseen shock, publicly traded companies who take sustainability...
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Rising generation ventures into sustainable projects   
May 12, 2020
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