2018

“BlackRock launches ESG range of EMD funds” – Investment Week – August 6, 2018

On August 6, 2018 Investment Week reported that BlackRock “has unveiled a suite of four open-ended ESG-focused emerging market debt funds, using specialist benchmark indices created in collaboration with J.P.Morgan.” The BGF ESG Emerging Markets Bond, Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond, Emerging Markets Corporate Bond and Emerging Markets Blended Bond funds “complement the group’s existing […]

“Six projects that drive quality and assurance in ESG” – Financial Times – August 5, 2018

On August 5, 2018 the Financial Times profiled five global initiatives that “help fund managers navigate the world of ESG and to enable clients to choose investment houses that take a serious view of sustainability.” The six initiatives are: 30% Club Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) UN-backed Principles […]