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“HSBC Updates Palm Oil Policy” – Chain Reaction Research – February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017 Chain Reaction Research reported that HSBC had substantially strengthened its policies regarding investment in the palm oil industry.  Its new policies are in line with the No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) guidelines.  Also, HSBC will join the Banking Environment Initiative and the Tropical Forest Alliance. You may read more […]

“Guardian Media Group seeds ‘world’s first’ fossil-fuel-free EM equity fund” – Modern Investor – January 9, 2017

On January 9, 2017 Modern Investor reported that Guardian Media Group has seeded the word’s first fossil free emerging markets equity fund. According to a press release issued by Acadian Asset Management on December 12, 2016, the Acadian Sustainable Emerging Markets ex Fossil Fuel UCITS fund is “the first such fund to focus on implementing […]