Sustainable Finance Report: Green Investors are Growing Dec13

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Impact or Sustainable investing continues to build interest globally in every economic sector and geography. The practice, which has evolved over time from faith-based investing, began to take shape in the 2000s with the rise of double bottom line funds – investment vehicles focused on impact alongside financial returns

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Sustainable Finance Report: The 2 Morgans – Pushing for ESG Investing Aug10

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Morgan Stanley’s 2018 Sustainable Signals report indicates that, globally, more than $22.8 trillion are invested sustainably, representing more than $1 in every $4 under professional management. 84% of asset owners are pursing or considering ESG integration in their investment process and 78% of asset owners seek to align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Global Perspectives On Responsible Investing Jun14

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Investor interest in Responsible Investing is on the upswing, but investors continue to cite ongoing frustrations with definitions, data and materiality as lingering barriers to RI adoption. In addition, a number of the institutional investors with whom we speak remain unaware of how their peers are implementing RI initiatives, which also contributes to any discomfort around adoption of Responsible Investment measures

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Sustainable Finance Report: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) May4

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ESG integration is well underway in equities, but it is in early innings for credit investors. But the trend is clear: credit investors and ratings agencies will increasingly embrace ESG factors in assessing the creditworthiness of fixed income investments. In May 2016, 120 investors representing US$19 trillion of assets signed the ESG Credit Ratings Statement launched by the UN PRI

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