“BlackRock launches ‘impact’ EM bond fund” – Funds Global Asia – July 20, 2021

On July 20, 2021 Funds Global Asia reported that “BlackRock has launched an actively managed ‘impact’ bond fund focused on emerging markets – BlackRock’s first product of this type and one of the first in the market, according to the firm. The Emerging Markets Impact Bond Fund will try to deliver a measurable social and environmental impact, […]

“First global ESG index focusing on China market to be launched soon” – CGTN – July 15, 2021

On July 15, 2021 CGTN reported that China’s International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF) and STOXX, a unit of German index provider Qontigo, are working on a Chinese ESG index that will track the ESG performance of 900 Chinese A-share listed companies. The index will launch by the end of 2021. You may read the […]