Foundations, endowments and public pension funds lead the charge into ESG strategies.
New research finds risk management and return potential are key factors in 84% of asset owners saying they are at least ‘actively considering’ integrating ESG criteria into their investment process.
Our round-up of Fund Forum Berlin looks at how asset managers are looking to factor in ESG to their strategies, while the technology debate of cost vs reward rumbles on.
Responsible investing and ESG factors are increasingly becoming dominant in evaluating investment opportunities.
Institutional investors are expected to double their investment into ESG-driven strategies over the next two years.
Deutsche Bank's survey showed demand for hybrid private equity/ hedge fund vehicles have seen an upward trend, with 38% of respondents investing in these products.
The bank's ClimateSeed platform will act as a centralised platform for asset managers looking to invest in companies with voluntary carbon offsetting projects.
The role of custodians in the ESG space will be focused on reporting data to clients.
BNP Paribas’ participation in PRI reflects a growing trend of custodian ESG involvement.
Marc Brammer and Sophie Rahm will focus on responsible investment considerations at Standard Life.