In new statements on the extent of greenwashing in the fund management industry, Desiree Fixler highlights some uncomfortable truths about sustainable investing.
Fears of greenwashing are on the rise amid a high-profile probe into DWS Group’s ESG investing claims and warnings from a former BlackRock executive, but how prevalent is it?
For smaller asset owners with limited internal capacity, bond indices can serve as a good proxy for fixed income ESG screening.
Capital raised will go to specific projects or assets, which will appeal to impact-oriented investors, a Fitch report finds.
The rise of ESG principles has driven capital out of fossil fuels but created lucrative opportunities for those still willing to invest in the space.
De-risking and green securitisation will help unlock much-needed institutional capital for sustainable infrastructure projects in Asia, say executives at multilateral development banks.