The unsustainable sustainable investing boom

According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, over $30.7 trillion of assets globally in 2018 were invested using environmental, social or governance (ESG) criteria, a 34 per cent increase from 2016.


REYL Group Launches Impact Investing Affiliate

Asteria will allocate capital to companies that generate positive social and environmental benefits, looking to the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its frame of reference.


ESG: how can clients avoid 'greenwashing'?

Transnational initiatives have also been put forward recently in an effort to both harmonise and clarify the nature, breadth and scope of ESG principles and assist multi-governmental efforts aiming to apply them domestically in a coherent manner.


HSBC GAM’s discretionary ESG approach

Fund managers at HSBC Global Asset Management can accept or ignore ESG red flags, but they can’t deny the warnings, according to the firm’s responsible investment specialist.