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.
The global spread of coronavirus and subsequent company responses could come under the spotlight for investors' ESG strategies.
Securities lending experts argue beneficial owners are taking greater ownership over their governance responsibilities and applying these principles to securities lending programmes.
New ESG capabilities to support institutional investors’ governance, risk management and regulatory reporting through analytics.