Pensions

“The Chain: Investors With USD 6.7 Trillion in Assets Pressure RSPO to Boost Sustainability Efforts” – Chain Reaction Research – August 16, 2018

On August 16, 2018 Chain Reaction Research reported on a letter institutional investors with $6.7 trillion assets under management sent to the Principles and Criteria (P&C) Review Task Force of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). In the letter dated August 1, 2018 the investors claim that “significant shortcomings remain that materially weaken the P&C” […]

“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 […]