The latest developments in ESG-related funds: Ilmarinen switches €17bn to MSCI climate index; Redwheel launches Climate Engagement Fund.
Fund publishes list of all ESG engagements as it reveals the impact of ethical and risk-based exclusions on returns.
The latest ESG movers and shakers: IFRS appoints Nathan Fabian to advisory council; EFRAG promotes Chiara Del Prete to group chair.
The latest developments in ESG-related funds: NTAM announces natural capital index strategy; Foresight launches sustainable infra fund.
Regulatory filings suggest a blockbuster year for ESG rule-making in the US, including action on social issues.
Passive funds, mainly tracking PABs and CTBs, accounted for a disproportionate amount of those that dropped the Article 9 classification.
The latest developments in ESG-related funds: Amundi launches climate ETF, UK pension funds back sustainable infra.
Investors and industry groups welcome ambition of proposals but submit long list of concerns, alterations and clarifications.
Proposed guidelines could lead to many Article 8 funds ditching the designation and changing names to avoid restructuring costs.
Some funds investing solely in ESG debt were downgraded last year as other managers take a cautious approach to initial classification.