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“Roger Merz – ‘We look mainly at governance’” – finews – May 11, 2018

On May 11, 2018 Roger Merz, fund manager of an emerging markets fund at Vontobel, gave an interview to finews.ch-TV about the weighting of ESG criteria in investment decision-making.  According to Merz, “It would be more appropriate to turn ESG around and call it GSE.” You may read more and watch the interview on the […]

“Client demand: Swedish pension fund commits $100million to BlackRock’s emerging markets impact fund” – Impact Alpha – May 10, 2018

In an article published on May 10, 2018 ImpactAlpha reported that “Swedish pension fund AP1 has prodded BlackRock to create an emerging-markets equity fund ‘that takes into account measurable social and environmental impact without compromising on financial return.’ The deal sends a number of signals: That environmental, social and governance, or ESG, factors can provide insights […]