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Sustainability

MIT consortium builds ESG tools

Research into the data, measurement and methodologies of ESG rating agencies has resulted in the Aggregate Confusion Project, a research project led by academics at MIT to develop a set of ESG tools and methodologies that will become best practice.
Sustainability

Finance teaching not fit for purpose

Finance needs to be based on “real world economics” not the unrealistic and rational assumptions of traditional finance argue co-editors Herman Bril, Georg Kell and Andreas Rasche in their book Sustainable Investing: A path to a New Horizon.
Sustainability

3D framework a game changer

The industry is undergoing a rare strategic shift, this time to a 3D investment framework that integrates impact with risk and return, which will have a massive impact on the industry and the world.
articleAsset allocation

ESG data not fit for purpose

A cohort of ESG experts argued that the current data and research available for investors is lacking. Elsewhere they urged investors to engage with corporate boards to encourage change.
Editorial

Campaigns guide industry best practice

In 2021 Top1000funds.com will be actively campaigning to ensure the industry is allocating capital for the best possible outcomes for individuals and for the world. Here we launch our campaigns, and encourage you to be a part of them.
Sustainability

Looking forward with the PRI

Encouraging investors to integrate impact into their decision making will be a key priority for the PRI over the next three years. The organisation wants its signatories to increasingly shift their thinking to incorporate risk, return and impact, says CEO Fiona Reynolds.
Manager Relationships

RI at core of manager relationships

When leading asset owners work with managers, they incorporate ESG issues into contracts and threaten to terminate relationships due to materialising ESG issues. To help make ESG considerations mainstream in investment management contracts the PRI has released a guide for investors on the manager selection and monitoring process.
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