The investment industry is changing. Among other things, there is growing demand from both retail and institutional investors to align their capital with better environmental and social outcomes, and more resources going into index fund or quasi-indexing products.
The world's largest pension fund aims to boost and broaden its socially responsible assets after buying them for the first time this year.
In a bygone analog era, lawmakers and corporate chiefs traveled great distances to swap secrets, to the smoke-filled back rooms of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, or the watering hole...
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Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk.
Impact investors seek both financial returns along with social and environmental impact. To achieve this, the impact must be inherent in the business model, meaning that as they sustainably scale on a financial and operational basis, the expected impact scales right along with the business scaling.
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed Mary E. Hughes and Jerry F. Aldape to the nine-member Idaho Endowment Fund Investment Board, with terms ending in 2020 and 2021, respectively. Both appointme...
Our oceans may have found an unlikely savior. Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke, who accrued his wealth in part through offshore oil drilling, announced this month that he’s donating the majority of his wealth to help save the oceans. Røkke is funding a 600-foot research yacht, which will tackle some of the most pressing environmental concerns of our time -- including how to rescue endangered species and eliminate plastic trash from our big blue seas.
Just Capital is utilizing a seldom used tool to improve corporate behavior on issues like fair wages, environmental protection and discrimination: data.
Norway wealth fund has dropped BHEL from its investment portfolio on environmental concerns arising from its coal-fired thermal power plant in the Sundarbans.