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“Emerging markets next on map for impact investing” – Pensions & Investments – June 11, 2018

In an article published on June 11, 2018 Pensions & Investments posits that “(i)mpact investing in emerging markets might be poised for a major growth spurt, as proponents see pension funds and other institutional investors taking an increasing role in a field that largely has been filled by government financial institutions, foundations, and more specialized […]

“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 […]