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First offering by a UK asset manager will allow use of custom voting policies, and will be trialled by Camden pension fund.
Annual survey of Australian responsible investment landscape finds managers refining claims as regulators crackdown on greenwashing.
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Itaú Asset Management has been ahead of the curve on ESG integration in Brazil, but it is still facing resistance from local and international investors.
Leaked documents have signalled the direction of future EU prudential rules around climate.
Industry groups call for controversy reports to be brought into scope of European Commission regulation of ratings providers.
Accusations by Republicans of links to foreign governments and anti-fossil fuel bias coincide with announcement by the SBTi of separation of standard-setting and validation arms.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: NYU $5bn endowment fund to divest from fossil fuels; Taiwan tables ESG code of conduct.
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Firm to cut up to 12% of workforce at end of 90-day review period following announcement of integration with index business.
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MSCI says new rules would be 'extraordinary level of intrusion' into pricing mechanism, RepRisk flags risk of raising barriers to market entry.
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Leaked draft consultation questionnaire solicits views on transition and thematic fund categories as part of broader effort to improve the disclosure framework. 

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