ESG Investing: More Training, Better Data Will Increase Demand
More analysts and portfolio managers are embracing ESG investing, but many receive no training in that area, according to a new CFA Institute survey.
State Street Wants Companies to Disclose Climate-Related Strategies
The third largest asset manager has issued a 4-point disclosure guide for oil and gas, utilities and mining companies.
Saturna Capital Launches Clean Shares for Two Funds: Portfolio Products
Also, Carlson Capital Management adds a low-cost DFA Minnesota muni bond fund to its portfolio lineup.
Morningstar Launches 27 Indexes to Meet ESG Investing Appetite
The indexes include global and local companies based on their ethical performance and other measures tied to sustainability, the research firm says.
Real U.S. Job Creators Coming From Unexpected Place
As the United States faces the challenge of creating more employment nationwide, new jobs are coming from an unexpected place — the 'positive-impact' sector, says a recent report from HIP Investor Inc.
Wall Street’s Top 10 Corporate Good Guys
The U.S. finance industry has taken a beating for its role in the economic crisis, but according to Corporate Responsibility magazine, there are still 10 good guys in the sector.
Vice vs. Nice: Sustainability Debate Pits ‘Tea Party’ Against ‘European Social’ Teams
In a sometimes feisty Oxford-style debate in New York, portfolio managers and professors sparred over whether socially responsible investment has any business contributing to—or subtracting from—a company’s bottom line.