Manuela Sperandeo, Head of Sustainable Indexing for EMEA at BlackRock
BlackRock's clients ask for portfolios in line with SDGs
The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform, known as SDI AOP, offers the opportunity to standardise SDG impact measurement and develop a broad benchmark for
Verena Ross, chair of Esma
EU regulators add details to sustainable finance rules
As the financial industry continues to call for more clarity and guidance to handle what even supervisors see as the "astonishing" complexity of the emerging
Complexity. Photo by Joe Lodge via Flickr under a CC BY 2.0 license.
Esma promises guidance on ‘astonishing’ ESG complexity
The European Securities and Markets Authority recognises the asset management industry is under pressure to meet green investing rules and is preparing more detailed guidance shortly because it believes it is ultimately worthwhile work. "In a few weeks time you will be getting more guidance from the ESAs on various topics related to the SFDR,” an official said in Luxembourg.
Jacco Maters, CEO at Anthos Fund & Asset Management BV.
Family values remain relevant as Anthos transforms
As of this week asset owners can turn to Anthos Fund & Asset Management. The asset manager places high demands on the intrinsic motivation of
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's offices in London. With $81 billion, the US bank is the largest funder of fossil fuels in 2020-2021. Photo by Håkan Dahlström via Flickr.
Climate: banks produce ‘white noise, no real substance'
“It is not five minutes to twelve, but one minute to twelve,” said Detlef van Vuuren, one of the Dutch scientists who collaborated on the
ASTM presents its human rights report. Photo: ASTM.
Financial sector disregards human rights, NGO claims
The financial sector needs to pay more attention to human rights in its activities, especially in its supply chains, a Luxembourg NGO said in a
Riccardo Lamanna, State Street
State Street names new Luxembourg country head
Riccardo Lamanna has recently become the Luxembourg Country Head for State Street. He entered the position after spending more than 30 years in the business
Dr Kalpana Seethepalli, Deutsche Bank
Asia, data, greenwashing, labelling: the ESG challenge
Global asset managers appreciate the framework provided by the green investing taxonomy and SFDR, even if more needs to be done to flesh these out
Mairead McGuinness, European Commission
Towards global ESG reporting
SFDR and the green investing taxonomy have been broadly well received across Europe, but what if other economic powers adopt contradictory rules? Some signs of action are emerging from global discussions.