KRIF will also make use of UMB’s technology solutions including AltPro, UMBFS’ proprietary accounting and reporting platform.
The new ESG analytics services will inform asset managers and stakeholders about the environmental impact of their investment portfolio.
After 25 years in financial services, Andrew Pitts-Tucker made the move of a lifetime out of the sector to focus on his passion for wildlife conservation in Africa. Andrew tells his tale of charity work, face-offs with poachers and applying lessons learnt from financial services to make a real difference in the country and how it inspired his move back to securities services to focus on ESG.
The new ESG portal is designed to deliver new insights into private companies and their investors, marking the first of its kind from a fund services provider.
Majority of central banks, sovereign funds and pension funds have ESG investment policies in place according to new research.
Custodians continue to step into the provision of ESG transparency and insight to meet growing demand from their clients.
Investment strategies incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors outperformed during recent market turbulence, regardless of the challenges that the concept still needs to overcome.
The trade body brings on one of the world’s most vocal proponents for ESG standards, providing a significant backer to the group’s ESG agenda.
A study from EY and PASLA found 89% of its members believe securities lending is compatible with ESG principles.