PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
SFI Community Grants Strengthen Connections Between Forests and Communities to Advance Local Sustainability Solutions   
April 30, 2020
Source: Benzinga - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced 10 SFI Community Grants today featuring collaboration between 40 partner organizations. This commitment to local communities helps SFI achieve its mission of advancing...
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COVID-19 and ESG data: spotting the cracks before the quake    
April 28, 2020
Source: RobecoSAM - Can country ESG data help identify potentially dangerous fissures and help predict its preparedness for crises?
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WHY RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE INVESTING IS NOW MAINSTREAM   
April 28, 2020
Source: Business Leader - Economic and social upheaval plus the collapse of oil prices have pushed responsible and impactful investing further into mainstream finance, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory...
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ESG proves its resilience in the fastest bear market in history   
April 28, 2020
Source: The Asset - ESG outperformed strikingly during the recent market meltdown of equity and bonds issued by companies with high scores within those asset classes. This is the clearest example yet of the ability of the sector to deliver superior...
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BlackRock launches its first global ESG total return bond fund   
April 28, 2020
Source: International Investment - BlackRock has launched its first global unconstrained ESG total return bond fund with the BGF ESG Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund (ESG FIGO), as the firm continues to deliver against its commitment to make sustainability...
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‘Bring the problem forward’: Larry Fink on climate risk   
April 24, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Company - The physical impact of climate change will lead to a major capital reallocation, says the head of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager.
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Why we cannot lose sight of the Sustainable Development Goals during coronavirus   
April 24, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - Our world today is dealing with a crisis of monumental proportions. The novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc across the globe, upending lives and livelihoods.
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ESG Isn’t Going Anywhere: Investor Expectations in the Age of COVID-19   
April 22, 2020
Source: BSR - One of the most important topics in corporate sustainability is the dramatic increase in attention by investors on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations.
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Morningstar to Acquire Sustainalytics and Expand Access to ESG Research, Data, and Analytics for Investors Worldwide   
April 21, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Morningstar, Inc.?(Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Sustainalytics, a globally recognized leader in environmental, social, and governance...
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As pandemic rages on, ESG funds shine brightly   
April 19, 2020
Source: InvestmentNews - Outperforming the broader market yet again during a sudden downturn, ESG strategies are emerging as the new standard upon which to gauge a company’s ability to withstand risk
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