The World Bank Treasury provides capacity building and investment management services to official sector investment managers such as central banks, sovereign wealth funds and national pension funds to help countries efficiently manage foreign currency reserves and other investment portfolios. The focus is on building governance and risk management frameworks that balance return objectives with prudent risk management and controls. Engagements typically last three years and target broad institution-building of investment management operations.
Fiona Reynolds, managing director at the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) discusses why it’s in everyone’s interests for more investor voices to be heard between now and November before the world’s nations converge at COP21 in Paris. The announcement that the G7 leading industrial nations have agreed to cut greenhouse gases by phasing out the use of […]
Amanda WhiteJuly 1, 2015
Mercer’s extensive climate change report, launched today, gives investors a practical framework for monitoring and managing climate risk, shifting the discussion from philosophical agreement to practical investment implementation. In Investing in a time of climate change Mercer outlines extensive dynamic investment modelling that analyses changes in the return expectations of assets between 2015 […]
Amanda WhiteJune 5, 2015