PROFILING KEY GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKET PLAYERS AND INFLUENTIALS SHAPING MARKETS, CORPORATE REPUTATIONS AND VALUATIONS.
ESG / Sustainable & Responsible Investment

Asset Owners & Managers, Ratings Agencies

UN Global Compact and five partner organisations ring the bell for gender equality at 77 stock exchanges   
February 27, 2020
Source: UN Global Compact - or the sixth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 77 exchanges (confirmed events as of 4 March 2020) around the world plan to ring opening or closing bells to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 (Sunday 8 March...
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Maersk Secures Sustainability-Linked $5 Billion Credit Facility   
February 27, 2020
Source: G Captain - Shipping giant A.P. Moller – Maersk says it has secured a $5 billion revolving credit facility that will be tied to its environmental performance.
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Demand has more seeing inclusion of ESG metrics   
February 24, 2020
Source: Pensions & Investments - This could be the year that measuring ESG investing grows up, thanks in large part to investor demand. "The industry has definitely come a long way over the past decade to really measure ESG," said Michele Giuditta, director of...
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3 ESG Fixed-Income Funds to Keep an Eye On   
February 24, 2020
Source: Morningstar - Morningstar Prospects is a list of investment strategies that are not currently covered by Morningstar's manager research analysts but might be in the future. The list provides advance notice of some promising funds that you...
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Directors, Take Note: ESG Can Drive Value in 2020   
February 24, 2020
Source: Oil and Gas 360 - ESG has become a mainstream concern across companies, industries, and markets throughout the world. More than ever, companies’ ability to manage ESG risks and take advantage of new market opportunities can help them drive value...
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Sustainalytics Launches ESG Data Product for Institutional Investors   
February 20, 2020
Source: Sustainalytics - Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, today launched Sustainalytics’ ESG Data – a broad set of ESG indicators designed to fulfill the needs of investors looking to develop ESG insights....
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The State of Sustainable Investing in 2020   
February 20, 2020
Source: Investopedia - During the past decade, governments across the world have promulgated more than 500 new measures that seek to promote the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria in making investment decisions. A comprehensive...
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The ESG premium: New perspectives on value and performance    
February 19, 2020
Source: McKinsey & Company - In a new survey, executives and investment professionals largely agree that environmental, social, and governance programs create short- and long-term value—though perceptions of how have changed over the past decade.
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StanChart commits $75 billion toward sustainable development goals   
February 19, 2020
Source: Reuters - LONDON - Standard Chartered on Tuesday said it will provide $75 billion in financing by 2024 toward sustainable development and clean energy projects, as it expands on its aspirations to support the Paris Agreement on climate...
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Scaling up sustainable finance in Asia   
February 19, 2020
Source: OMFIF - The survey showed that 94% of respondents thought that their institution should be involved in helping encourage low-carbon financing and green initiatives. While only 22% of the respondents had any strategic investment mandates...
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