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“J.P. Morgan Collaborates with Blackrock to Launch New ESG Suite of Indices: The J.P. Morgan ESG Index (JESG)” – J.P. Morgan – April 18, 2018

In a press release distributed on April 18, 2018 J.P. Morgan announced “a new suite of global fixed income indices, the J.P. Morgan ESG (“JESG”), which integrates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in a composite benchmark. The idea for the index was conceived in collaboration with BlackRock to address growing demand from bond investors […]

Santiago Stock Exchange Launches New Green and Social Bonds Segment – Santiago Stock Exchange – April 10, 2018

On April 10, 2018 the Santiago Stock Exchange announced the launch of a new Green and Social Bonds Segment.  Eight days later, Aguas Andinas, the largest water utility in Chile, successfully placed the first bond in the segment. On the Santiago Stock Exchange internet site, you may read a press release (in Spanish only) about […]