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ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
SDG Index Series Launched in Partnership with Solactive   
July 08, 2020
Source: ISS - SS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) Inc., today announced the launch of the Solactive ISS SDG Leaders Index and the Solactive ISS SDG Aligned Index Series. Today’s release marks the...
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EcoVadis Statement on Racial and Social Justice   
July 07, 2020
Source: EcoVadis - Like most of you, the EcoVadis family was deeply disturbed by the recent murder of George Floyd in the U.S., which is just one example of many instances of injustice in our world. We have been watching the ensuing international...
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CDP launches climate 'temperature rating' system for investors   
July 06, 2020
Source: Reuters - Global environmental non-profit group CDP said on Tuesday it had created a temperature ratings system that will allow investors to track carbon emissions from across the value chain of more than 4,000 companies.
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When Might You See ESG Issues Align With Stock Performance?   
July 06, 2020
Source: Forbes - Are you interested in making a statement with your retirement assets? Are you holding back because, in using your retirement savings to make a statement, you fear there’s a cost you might not be willing to pay?
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Green Investing Tool Launched by Funds With $1 Trillion of Assets    
July 06, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Pension fund managers from three continents have launched an online green-investing tool that measures companies against United Nations sustainable development goals. The SDI Asset Owner Platform will allow investors to assess...
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Morningstar, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Sustainalytics   
July 06, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Morningstar, Inc.?(Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Sustainalytics, a globally recognized leader in environmental, social, and governance...
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Billions for sustainable investments – Germany’s plan for a green recovery   
July 06, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - As part of its $145 billion recovery budget, the country's government has allocated some $46 billion to sustainable investments in areas like renewable power and electric vehicles, according to analysis by Bloomberg.
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Swiss sustainable finance: world leader or wishful thinking?   
July 06, 2020
Source: SWI - The Swiss financial centre wants to take a lead in ethical investing. NGOs, however, fear the banks are more interested in cashing in than saving the planet. One thing everyone agrees on is the need for a universal definition of...
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Ahold Delhaize Spends Big on Sustainability   
July 01, 2020
Source: Progressive Grocer - The sustainability trend is going strong in food retail, and the latest example of that comes from Ahold Delhaize. On Tuesday it said that the “full proceeds of the company’s first Sustainability Bond have been used to support...
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Removing the blindfold from sustainable investing   
June 30, 2020
Source: Grist - Effecting positive change for people and the environment requires action on an enormous scale. Governments have a crucial role to play, and individuals can help by holding their politicians accountable. B
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