Latest ESG Investing & Climate Action News

Government Supporting Fossil Fuel Offenders Over Green Economy

Are government climate action commitments hiding a deeper, conflicting problem?

Stephanie Niven Joins Ninety One in Expansion of Sustainable Investing Credentials

Ninety One, the global investment manager, announces that Stephanie Niven has joined Ninety One as a portfolio manager in the Thematic Equity team within Multi-Asset. The appointment underscores the expansion of the team’s sustainable investing credentials and belief that companies which respond successfully to global sustainability challenges will outperform over time. Miss Niven will lead the firm’s development of a global sustainable equity offering.

Redington makes two senior sustainable investment hires

Redington has appointed two highly experienced and specialist sustainable investment hires as it continues to evolve and integrate RI into its proposition and grow its presence across new channels and regions.

Survey Shows Financial Advisors Using ESG Principles at Higher Rates

Financial advisors are increasingly leaning into ESG investing, and even outpacing institutional investors in doing so, at a rate of 76% to 65%, according to a newly released report from RBC Global Asset Management.

Combating Climate Change Factors Into Defense Budget Request

Droughts, wildfires, sea level rise, increasing numbers of destructive storms and more are concerns for DOD. "If you think about what generates missions, we know that extreme weather events … are affecting conditions on the ground in lots of places around the world," Joe Bryan, DOD's senior climate advisor, said.

Japan's top regional bank Resona to deploy $92 bln for sustainable finance by 2030

Japan's top regional bank Resona Holdings will deploy 10 trillion yen ($92 billion) for sustainable finance by 2030, its president said, as it seeks alternative revenue sources in a country facing low interest rates and a population decline.