Socially responsible investment (sri)
Mariner Investment Group has become one of the few US hedge funds to adopt the UN principles for responsible investment. CEO Bracebridge Young thinks other funds should take up the standards
GLG’s John White has moved from managing equity hedge funds to work closely with Man chief executive Manny Roman. His existing hedge funds have been handed over to others within GLG to run
Hedge funds are adopting policies supporting socially responsible investing. It is possible for them to adhere to such principles, helping them attract capital from a new set of investors
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Link-up will allow institutional fixed-income investors to apply ESG investment strategies to their bond portfolios
The financial crisis has led to a greater awareness of the need for a much broader analysis of corporate performance and risk that encompasses environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, rather than merely focusing on quarterly returns, say market...
Demand for ethical investments is soaring as they enter the mainstream, but there is confusion about definitions of environmental, social and governance factors. As a result, banks and index providers are moving into the space with the absence of a shared...
Société Générale's first London-listed note to track SRI companies also benefits charity by giving fees to the Teenage Cancer Trust
Deutsche Bank has taken its Global Fund Supporters ETF to London. The ETF provides exposure to those who support the charitable work of the Global Fund and in turn gives fees to the cause
Standard and Poor's has launched an ESG (environmental, social and governance) index tracking the Pan Arab region, in conjunction with Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance for the Mena region.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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