“JSE green bond segment could boost ESG investing in SA” – ESI Africa – December 20, 2017

On December 20, 2017 Donna Nemer, Director of Capital Markets at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) contributed an article to ESI Africa about the JSE green bond segment. “The JSE has been developing offerings across asset classes that promote responsible investing. This includes the launch of its Green Bond Segment, which provides a platform for […]

“Ethical investors tightening screws on emerging-market debt issuers” – Reuters – December 18, 2017

On December 18, 2017 Reuters reported that environmental disasters (like the 2015 accident at Vale’s Samarco mine in Brazil) “are increasingly spurring fund managers to look closer at environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks before investing in emerging markets, where polluting industries and accounting issues have often gone unpunished.” The article quotes Karine Jesiolowski, senior […]