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ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment
BlackRock Expands Sustainable Investments with the Close of a $5.1 Billion Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund   
April 16, 2020
Source: Environmental Leader - BlackRock’s Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Fund (GEPIF) has achieved a $5.1 billion final close of Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Fund III (GEPIF III), making it the largest alternative investment fundraise in...
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Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2020   
April 15, 2020
Source: Relief Web - NEW YORK, 9 April 2020 – Governments must take immediate steps to prevent a potentially devastating debt crisis and address the economic and financial havoc wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic – says a new report from the United...
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Planning for the economic recovery from COVID-19: A sustainability checklist for policymakers   
April 15, 2020
Source: World Bank Blogs - As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, governments and emergency services are focusing on immediate needs: boosting capacity in hospitals, addressing hunger, and protecting firms and families from eviction and...
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Sustainalytics’ Blog Series Focuses on the ESG Implications of COVID-19   
April 14, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, is focusing on the ESG implications of COVID-19 in a new series of research-based blog articles. The current global pandemic has led institutional...
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Sustainalytics’ Blog Series Focuses on the ESG Implications of COVID-19   
April 14, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, is focusing on the ESG implications of COVID-19 in a new series of research-based blog articles. The current global pandemic has led institutional...
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European Commission Published Consultation on Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy   
April 13, 2020
Source: National Law Review - The aim of the Consultation is to collect views and opinions of interested parties in order to inform the Commission on its renewed sustainable finance strategy, which it intends to adopt in the second half of 2020
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‘Social Washing’ Is Becoming Growing Headache for ESG Investors   
April 09, 2020
Source: Bloomberg Green - ESG investors face a new threat in the age of coronavirus: “social washing.” Much like the greenwashing that exaggerates or misrepresents the environmental credentials of a project or a company, social washing can occur when the...
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EU to help mobilise private investment in sustainable projects   
April 09, 2020
Source: New Europe - As an integral part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission launched on April 8 a consultation on its Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy, which is part of the Commission’s overall efforts to ensure a sustainable and...
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ISS ESG Announces Enhanced ESG Country Rating   
April 07, 2020
Source: ISS - ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., today announced enhancements to the ISS ESG Country Rating, which provides fixed income investors with superior coverage of almost 100% of issued...
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Graphic: 'Sustainable' funds a safer harbour in coronavirus market meltdown   
April 07, 2020
Source: Kitco/Reuters - LONDON - Funds focused on buying stocks that score well on environmental, social and governance-related metrics proved a safer harbour for investors during the coronavirus-fuelled market rout last month, Morningstar data shows.
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