Blended Finance: Finding the Right Mix of Public and Private Investment Blended Finance: Finding the Right Mix of Public and Private Investment

To shift capital and enable ambitions to become reality, investment projects need a clear purpose and the right mix of public and private investment.

  • March 10, 2021
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June Sarpong: Why Business Success Depends on Diversity and Inclusion
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June Sarpong: Why Business Success Depends on Diversity and Inclusion

This globally acclaimed author and broadcaster explains the difference between diversity and inclusion and practical takeaways for all.

  • March 2, 2021
Sustainable Funds as 401(k) Option Improved Plan’s Contribution Rates Sustainable Funds as 401(k) Option Improved Plan’s Contribution Rates

See how one company encouraged employees to contribute more to their 401(k) plans by offering a new Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA).

  • February 23, 2021
Can Sustainable Investing Really Save the World? Can Sustainable Investing Really Save the World?

Amid the clamour for everything ESG today, asset managers, investors and advisors need to decide what they are genuinely trying to achieve.

  • February 9, 2021
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Under New Management in a Fast-Changing World Under New Management in a Fast-Changing World

Perspective on how investors may benefit from macroeconomic trends and changing US government policies related to social inequality and climate change.

Connecting 5G Hype with ESG Reality Connecting 5G Hype with ESG Reality

Louise Schreiber, SRI Analyst at Mirova, looks at the investment potential of 5G today and assesses its future uses and limitations in the context of ESG.

  • January 18, 2021
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Customized Equity Portfolios Invest for Racial Equality Customized Equity Portfolios Invest for Racial Equality

The AIA Racial Equity investment approach uses direct indexing to focus on companies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • December 30, 2020
New US SIF Report Highlights Trends in Sustainable Investing
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New US SIF Report Highlights Trends in Sustainable Investing

Perspective on the US SIF Foundation’s 2020 Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing presented by Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF.

  • December 17, 2020
DOL Paves Way for ERISA Plan ESG Investments in Final Ruling DOL Paves Way for ERISA Plan ESG Investments in Final Ruling

Whitepaper examines the new DOL ruling in effect January 12, 2021 that stresses “pecuniary factors” relevant to retirement plan investments.

  • November 23, 2020
Plan Sponsor Views: DOL Proposal on ESG in Retirement Plans
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Plan Sponsor Views: DOL Proposal on ESG in Retirement Plans

A retirement plan specialist and the president of an international high school offer their perspectives on the DOL’s proposed ruling on ESG investing.

  • October 12, 2020
ESG Investing Gains Ground during Covid-19 Times ESG Investing Gains Ground during Covid-19 Times

Why ESG-related investments attracted inflows during the coronavirus crisis is discussed in this interview with Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US.

The Evolution of Target Date Funds in Retirement Plans The Evolution of Target Date Funds in Retirement Plans

Portfolio manager Christopher Sharpe reviews trends in target date investing, with a focus on hybrid funds that combine active and passive strategies.

  • September 15, 2020
ESG Investing for Retirement
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ESG Investing for Retirement

Learn about the target date retirement funds that use ESG (environmental, social, governance) factors in the investment process.

  • August 18, 2020
Mirova: More Than 35 Years of Sustainable Investing Expertise
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Mirova: More Than 35 Years of Sustainable Investing Expertise

CEO/CIO Jens Peers discusses the growing interest in ESG investing and Mirova’s long history and experience with sustainable strategies.

Weathering the Pandemic: Natixis Sustainable Future Funds
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Weathering the Pandemic: Natixis Sustainable Future Funds

Veteran target date manager Chris Sharpe discusses how target date funds can make it easier for investors to stay the course in changing markets.

  • June 1, 2020
Sustainable Strategies Proved Resilient in Market Downturn
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Sustainable Strategies Proved Resilient in Market Downturn

Portfolio Manager Jens Peers discusses Mirova’s sustainable investing strategies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility.

Taking Responsible Investment from Talk to Action Taking Responsible Investment from Talk to Action

Demographic, technological, environment, and governance transitions can present opportunities for investors focused on risk and sustainability.

  • March 12, 2020
Diversity in Asset Management: Staying Ahead of Investor Expectations Diversity in Asset Management: Staying Ahead of Investor Expectations

A diverse workforce challenges conventional thinking and creates a more dynamic and rewarding work environment. It may also lead to better experiences for clients.

Utility Companies Face Challenges in an Evolving Energy Landscape Utility Companies Face Challenges in an Evolving Energy Landscape

Gauging the environmental and social impact of utility companies requires a look at how their energy source mix may impact their long-term sustainability.

  • February 13, 2020
ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths

It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.

  • December 31, 2019
It’s Just Good Business: Using ESG in the Investment Process
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It’s Just Good Business: Using ESG in the Investment Process

Incorporating sustainability analysis in an investment strategy may help uncover opportunities and avoid potential risks.

  • December 12, 2019
Combining Investor and Climate Change Goals for Better Outcomes Combining Investor and Climate Change Goals for Better Outcomes

Perspectives on investing for a low carbon world and delivering competitive returns from a Mirova sustainable investments research analyst.

  • September 26, 2019
Mission Critical: Sustainable Retirement Investing
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Mission Critical: Sustainable Retirement Investing

See why the Shelton Group uses the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds® in their 401(k) plan.

  • August 13, 2018