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ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
Investors Are in a Race to Find the Best Models of Climate Risk   
June 12, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Investors Are in a Race to Find the Best Models of Climate Risk. Nobody wants their assets to wind up underwater in 20 years. A luxury SUV sits submerged in floodwater in Lincoln, England.
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Crisis and resilience – Navigating a sustainable recovery   
June 12, 2020
Source: Investors' Corner - When we emerge from the pandemic, an important issue will be whether the collaboration and focus can be maintained and harnessed to address the climate crisis or other global issues.
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Sustainability Matters: A Take-Action Moment   
June 12, 2020
Source: Morningstar - Today, it's harder for financial advisors to give the wave-off to the growing number of investors who want to invest for sustainability and impact. For one thing, using environmental, social, and governance insights helps...
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Investors and labor leaders find hope for workers in recovery efforts to build back a more sustainable economy   
June 11, 2020
Source: Ceres - At a recent Ceres 2020 digital session, Building Back Better: Opportunities for Jobs and Economic Recovery in Clean Technology and Sustainable Infrastructure, Senior Director of the Ceres Investor Network, Rev. Kirsten Snow...
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ICMA Releases Guidance for Issuers of Sustainability-Linked Bonds   
June 11, 2020
Source: Regulation Asia - Sustainability-linked bonds are performance-based bond instruments where the issuer is committing to future improvements in sustainability outcomes within a predefined timeline.
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Some Companies Actually Do See Financial Returns on Their Social Investments. Here’s What They Have in Common   
June 09, 2020
Source: Kellogg Insight - Wells Fargo touts its commitment of $1 billion to address the U.S. housing-affordability crisis; Ford Motor Company is investing $11 billion to introduce 16 fully electric vehicles by 2022; Pfizer is educating students about...
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Why ESG Matters in a Crisis   
June 09, 2020
Source: Institutional Investor - Crises often accelerate or accentuate existing trends,” says Brunno Maradei, CFA, Global Head of Responsible Investment, Aegon Asset Management. Certainly, few crises can match the two-headed monster of global pandemic and...
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105 investors press for environmental disclosure from 1000+ high-impact firms   
June 09, 2020
Source: CDP - 105 investors from 23 countries, including Legal & General, Nordea Asset Management and the New York State Common Retirement Fund, are pressing for companies with a high impact on the environment to disclose data through CDP, the...
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How the sustainability agenda transforms the banking sector   
June 09, 2020
Source: Environmental Finance - There is broad consensus within the banking industry that setting the right incentives and putting us en route to a more sustainable future is important. The success of many green financial products speaks for itself.
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Record year for environmental, social investor petitions   
June 08, 2020
Source: Financial Times - Liberal-leaning investors and environmentalists have scored a record number of wins at US companies' annual general meetings this year on ...
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