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 Cathie Wood, ARK Innovation ETF. Photo by Ark. Select this item ETF. Image: via Flickr CC BY 2.0
JP Morgan AM and Pictet both launch new impact funds
JP Morgan Asset Management and Pictet separately announced the launch on Tuesday of new climate change solutions funds. Both funds seek to invest in companies
Recycling. Photo by Matt Marlin via Flickr CC BY 2.0.
The 20 asset managers with the most sustainable assets
Product launches for Article 8 and 9 funds, sustainability funds and ESG funds are all over the place, but there is no insight into which
Top-5: the largest Article 9 ‘dark green’ impact funds
The introduction of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation should enable investors to better assess investment funds on their sustainability merits. The framework divides the
JP Morgan AM applies AI to find climate, biodiversity solutions
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is stepping up its use of artificial intelligence in order to identify companies that provide solutions in the fight against climate
Protest sign 'break free from fossil fuels'. Photo via Unsplash.
Morningstar: 'Green' funds to outpace 'grey' by mid-2022
European mutual funds that promote green investments saw assets increase by some 22 percent in the fourth quarter, to more than 4,000 billion euro, and
Sergio Venti, Pictet Asset Services
Luxembourg’s early green investing lead
Luxembourg is by far the leading EU domicile for environmental funds, according to a new report by PwC. Assets under management in green funds in the Grand Duchy are greater than the combined totals of the next three largest domiciles for these products. This article explains why this might be so.
Michaela Zhirova, Nordea AM
Nordea AM: ESG criteria easier for active investors
It is very difficult to apply ESG criteria consistently to purely passive investments. Active investments lend themselves much better to this. It is easier to
European Union, Brussels
Comment: SFDR, confusion keeps us grey
Not all European regulations are good. Under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), part of the EU Green Deal, asset managers must disclose information on
Michel Aubenas, BlackRock
BlackRock first with broad EMD impact fund
An active fund that mainly invests in green and social bonds from emerging markets was not available until last month, when the BlackRock Emerging Markets