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Investors urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

Investors urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

Investors and insurers boasting more than $742bn in assets under management have urged the G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, warning of severe risks to the global financial sector unless a clear phase-out deadline is set. A group

How millennials are driving the rise of conscious capitalism

Airbnb has always positioned itself as the friendly alternative to hotel chains. But in February 2017, the sharing economy giant proved it was more than just empty corporate marketing. In response to Donald Trump’s immigration ban, the company provided free

Can ESG enhance long-term performance?

Fund managers are going to need to align their investments with their clients’ values (both ethical and political) in a way that also delivers competitive returns, writes Crestone Wealth Management’s Scott Haslem. “It takes time to connect the dots, I

Retail investors are a growing force in sustainable funds

Once a niche area, sustainable investing has become one of the hottest topics in the investment world. It has also become a bigger trend in the retail sector as more people, particularly the young and women, care about the type

Major funds launch toolkit to help measure SDG impact

Cambridge University’s Investment Leaders Group (ILG) has developed a framework that allows investors to measure the impact of their investments against the Sustainable Development Goals. The ILG a global network comprises of pension funds, insurers and asset managers,  including PIMCO,



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