Mass PRIM is involved in an MIT initiative to improve ESG with better data, ratings and ultimately products. Executive director and CIO, Michael Trotsky, explains how the ambiguity around ESG ratings creates acute challenges for investors trying to achieve both financial and social return.
The post ESG needs better data, better ratings and better products appeared first on Top1000Funds.com.
Walmart is attempting to erase its huge climate footprint while continuing to sell tens of millions of low-priced productsEvery day a seemingly never-ending stream of toothbrushes, toilet paper, tape, thumbtacks, toys and other products criss-cross the globe from a network of suppliers to Walmart’s more than 10,500 stores.The retailer, which was for many years the biggest in the world until…
A new set of responsible investing indexes, developed by APG and Qontigo, allow investors to measure and report on the impact on risk and return of individual ESG criteria.
The post APG develops ESG indexes appeared first on Top1000Funds.com.
Your pension is more than just a retirement fund – it’s your key to building a better world. Here’s how to unlock that hidden superpower and make a positive impactWe know what you’re thinking: is there anything more boring than the guy at the party banging on about pensions? That’s why so many of us have never even bothered to check where the money in ours is invested (yep, our pensions are…
Policy makers response is the next pivotal step in sustainable investmen according to Victor Verberk, CIO fixed income and sustainability at Robeco. He predicts that policy makers reaction will appear via taxes or import tariffs with a “devastating impact” on companies that will create winners and losers.
The post Robeco eyes policy response appeared first on Top1000Funds.com.