RI to launch new quarterly ‘ESG Magazine’ in September

Long-form journalism for long-term investment issues.

Response Global Media (RGM), the parent company of Responsible Investor (RI) is launching a new quarterly publication in September, titled ‘ESG Magazine’, www.esg-magazine.com the first print magazine dedicated to sustainability in the capital markets. Link to the cover, media and distribution info for the ESG Magazine launch
ESG Magazine will be sent free-of-charge to a database of 8,000+ RI subscribers and signatories of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment. It marks a move to long-form journalism in a print and multi-media format as RGM supports the deepening of market understanding around environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in finance.
The aim of the magazine is to broaden ESG media coverage across responsible investment & insurance, sustainable banking, impact investing and social finance, and corporate governance and sustainability. ESG Magazine, which will be launched at the PRI in Person conference from 8-10 September in London, is led by RI Managing Editor, Hugh Wheelan, co-founder of Response Global Media, who is Launch Editor for the new title. He will be backed by RGM’s team of award-winning journalists. The magazine is free to professionals who sign up for it on request via online registration. It will also have its own dedicated web channel and be accessible to registered readers by App for all mobile devices (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Blackberry). Each issue will have a cornerstone editorial theme dissected and explained via a series of articles and visuals.
The September launch issue will cover the huge regulatory changes in Europe aroundsustainable finance. The issue is titled: “Europe’s regulatory overhaul: A game-changer for sustainable finance?” It will look at:

  • Long-term financing of the European economy via Jean-Claude Juncker’s Capital Markets plan.
  • Proxy voting and corporate governance changes.
  • Country-by-country tax/financial reporting.
  • The alphabet soup of EuVECAs, EuSEFs and EuLTIFs for venture and social finance.
  • Extra-financial information reporting for companies.
  • Women on boards quotas: what progress?
  • Solvency 2 and Capital Requirements Directive/MiFID, and their impact on sustainable infrastructure investment.

Other mainstays of ESG Magazine include a regular column from Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director of the PRI, and the ‘Asset Classroom’, our Continuous Professional Development section looking at what’s new in equities, fixed income, property, real assets, infrastructure, private equity and other alternative investments.
ESG Magazine will also include digests of the latest and most pertinent academic and broker/ESG research.
Link to the cover, media and distribution info for the ESG Magazine launch