“Top-performing fund avoids investments in emerging markets low on ESG score” – Business Standard – October 17, 2020

On October 17, 2020 Business Standard reported that a “top-performing emerging-market bond fund is avoiding investments in Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia as the three countries score too low in its ratings for environmental, social, and governance risks. The $1.5-billion Candriam SRI Bond Emerging Markets Fund has outperformed almost 90 per cent of peers in […]

“Refinitiv & Arab Federation of Exchanges launch a Low Carbon Select Index in MENA– Zawya – October 12, 2020

On October 12, 2020 Zawya reported that “Refinitiv and the Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE) today launched the Refinitiv AFE Low Carbon Select Index in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data and analytics is becoming of critical importance for MENA financial markets. The new index represents an ESG benchmark […]