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David Cameron pressed to ratify climate deal before standing down

Many asset owners have already adjusted their portfolios to meet more demanding environmental policies.

AXA to ditch €1.7bn of tobacco investments

Unlike CalPERS, insurer has decided to stop investing in the industry.

ERAFP CEO: legal action against a company is a last resort

After Norway's SWF announced plans to sue Volkswagen, Philippe Desfosses says institutions should engage more actively to forestall problems.

AP4 CEO: climate change is the biggest risk we face

Speaking exclusively with Modern Investor, Mats Andersson traces the journey towards sustainability the fund began 10 years ago.

Activist shareholder: two ways to foster an ESG revolution

Union Investment’s Ingo Speich believes the most incisive way to implement ESG practices is to drive the change from within a company.

Four obstacles blocking India’s ESG path

We take a look at the biggest issues the emerging nation is facing regarding its environmental, social and governance profile.

Swedish AP2 pension fund unveils dedicated green bond strategy

The €32 billion public pension scheme was one of the first to invest in the asset class back in 2008.

UK social investment group awards credit mandate to AXA IM

The appointment comes as the company seeks to integrate ESG practices into its fixed income portfolio.

Sweet spot or major meltdown: the ESG issues of chocolate investing

As Easter approaches, Stefan Rößler, an analyst at Erste Asset Management, explores bitter issues affecting the sweet stuff.

NN IP launches euro-denominated green bond fund

Corporates, not just governmental entities, are increasingly entering the market, the asset manager exclusively tells Modern Investor.