Opportunities and Risks within Decarbonization and Deglobalization
Amantia Muhedini, Executive Director and Sustainable & Impact Investing Strategist for UBS discusses opportunities and risks within decarbonization and deglobalization.
ETF News - Largest US ETF Launch Ever Is Climate Focused
DWS partnered with, Ilmarinen, Finland’s largest private earnings-related pension insurance company, to launch the MSCI USA Climate Action Equity ETF, with Ilmarinen investing approximately 2 Billion USD, into the fund on its listing day, making it the largest US ETF launch ever and the largest ever climate investing ETF launch. The fund will track MSCI’s USA Climate Action Index, which comprises large and mid-capitalization companies in the United States assessed to be climate conscientious sector leaders, based on their emissions intensity, emissions reduction commitments, climate risk management and revenue from greener businesses. The investment is part of Ilmarinen’s effort to have a carbon-neutral investment portfolio by the end of 2035. MSCI USA Climate Action Equity ETF is listed on the NYSE Arca stock exchange with Ticker USCA.
The ETF Show - ESG & Innovation
Chad Miller, CFA®, Senior Portfolio Manager at Thrivent Asset Management discusses small-mid cap ESG ETFs. Michael Oh, CFA®, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia, also weighs in on structural trends and innovations in Asia.
Macro Markets Podcast Episode 21: Measuring Sustainable Infrastructure
Jim Pass, head of project finance for Guggenheim Investments, and Kate Newman from the World Wildlife Fund talk about the most recent research collaboration between Guggenheim and WWF, a survey of infrastructure investors and developers.
Newday Impact Launches Ocean Health ETF (NYSE:AHOY)
Newday Impact Investing launches its first exchange traded fund and one of the few ETFs dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy marine ecosystems – builds on the company’s five years of impact investing and strong relationships with grassroots nonprofit organizations working to mitigate environmental damage to the world’s oceans. Over 80% of Portfolio Actively Involved in Protecting Ocean Resources.
The ETF Show - Goldman Sachs Makes $750 Billion Pledge to the Environment
Two new active ETFs dedicated to the environment just launched. John Creswell of Virtus Duff & Phelps and Cole Feinberg of Goldman Sachs share more about how they are investing in the future of the planet.
The ETF Show - Investing in Water & the Modern Economy
Portfolio Manager Austin Graff shares the strategy behind the TrueShares Low Vol Equity Income strategy. Evan Lang of TortoiseEcofin describes what is driving the growth in water investments and how align with ESG goals.
The Impact Executive: Business Leadership
The Impact Executive series highlights private sector leaders for social good. JR Kerr, CEO of Handshake, joins Dina DiLorenzo, COO & Managing Director of Guggenheim Investments, to discuss how expectations on business leadership are going beyond delivering value to shareholders.
The Rise of ESG Investing
The Global Goals Studio discusses the importance of ESG factors and metrics in the investment community, featuring: Karen Fang, Global Head of Sustainable finance for Bank of America Jim Pass, Senior Managing Director of Guggenheim Partners Meghan Starr, Global Head of Impact for the Carlyle Group Richard Mattison, Chief Executive at Trucost, S&P Global
ESG: a lockdown must-have or an unnecessary distraction?
The PRI's CEO Fiona Reynolds discusses the challenges Coronavirus throws up for asset managers, asset owners and corporates, and argues an ESG approach is now more important than ever.