Asset Managers Highlights
Record 515 Institutional Investors Managing $35 Trillion in Assets Urge Governments to Step up Ambition to Tackle Climate Change   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
Source: 3blmedia - SUMMARY:Largest-ever group of investors to call on governments to phase out thermal coal power worldwide, put a price on carbon pollution, end government subsidies for fossil fuels, update and strengthen nationally-determined...
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ESG Reporting is Critical – How to Get Started   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
Source: Corporate Compliance Insights, John Truzzolino, - The power of ESG is only beginning to be unlocked; ESG risk equates to financial risk, and institutional investors are increasingly focused on the implementation and reporting of ESG initiatives. DFIN’s John Truzzolino discusses...
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Deutsche Bank WM announces acceleration of its ESG strategy   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
Source: International Investment - Deutsche Bank Wealth Management has announced an acceleration of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy as a new generation of wealthy clients increasingly ask their advisers to help them add purpose to...
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State Street to Battle BlackRock, DWS With New Sustainable Funds   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
Source: Yahoo Finance - State Street Corp. is almost doubling its line-up of socially-responsible exchange-traded funds as it looks to compete with the likes of BlackRock Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG’s DWS Group in the burgeoning market for values-oriented...
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As It Matures, ESG Permeates the Entire Investment Universe   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
Source: Institutional Investor - Demand for sustainable investing is ubiquitous – across every market, from every type of institutional investor, even if not with the same fervor. Harnessing the right data remains a key to evolving and diverse ESG investment...
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Japanese companies lead world in disclosing climate risks   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
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U.S. manufacturing production rebounds, outlook remains weak   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019)
Source: Reuters - WASHINGTON - U.S. manufacturing output increased solidly in August, boosted by a surge in the production of machinery and other goods, but the outlook for factories remains weak amid rising headwinds from trade tensions and...
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Credit rating agencies join battle for ESG supremacy   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019)
Source: FT - A flurry of dealmaking has begun among firms that provide companies with environmental, social and governance ratings, fed by increasing demand for the data among investors and regulators.
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Impact investing is hot right now. Here’s why   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019)
Source: MIT Management - Investing in companies that are measurably helping to solve global issues wins you not just brownie points, but financial returns too
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Fed expected to cut funds rate to 1.75 percent to 2 percent   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019)
Source: Fox News - Belpointe chief market strategist David Nelson, Wells Fargo securities rate strategy associate Zachary Griffiths and Sarge986 president Stephen Guilfoyle provide their insight on Fed interest rate cuts.
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