With climate change risk a top focus for the Biden administration, Government Relations specialist Susan Olson outlines legislation and regulations under way.
From seeking to manage risk to uncovering opportunities, ESG (environmental, social, and governance) can be a powerful investment analysis tool for investors.
Natixis Investment Managers recently urged the DOL to consider five key points related to ESG investing in retirement plans.
Jens Peers, CFA, CEO, and CIO, Mirova US elaborates on the Generation Z and identifies key characteristics and trends, he also highlights some possible scenarios how it may impact other generations going forward.
Amber Fairbanks and Manon Salomez, ESG analyst, give their view on the impact of Covid-19 on corporate governance and Mirova’s vision of creating shared value over the long term.
Nathalie Wallace Head of ESG Strategy and Development, Mirova US* and Mathilde Dufour Head of Sustainability Research Listed Assets, Mirova discuss the impact that the U.S. re-joined the Paris Climate Agreement under the new Biden Administration.
ESG data, standards and labels are unlikely to drive the change we seek until we first agree on the appropriate change mechanisms.
Investors and professionals are warming up to the potential of ESG. Our research offers insight into five critical questions about ESG investing.
The US has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement on climate change, signaling a broader focus by the Biden administration on sustainability issues.
The Loomis Sayles Global Fixed Income Team explains its ESG investment philosophy and enhancements to its capabilities and process.
Well-known for deep proprietary research, Loomis Sayles believes that ESG considerations are an inextricable part of investment analysis.
How United World College-USA drew on its educational philosophy as the foundation for the investments in its retirement plan.
Mirova CEO explains why companies with sustainable solutions to massive global challenges will likely be the industry leaders of tomorrow.
Mirova portfolio manager points out that as human activity threatens the planet, innovative green solutions are driving the transition to carbon neutrality.
Research firm that adopted the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds® saw a dramatic increase in retirement investing by its employees.
Recent trends include cash deployment, sustainable investment screening, and muni debt issuance by colleges and universities.
See how one company encouraged employees to contribute more to their 401(k) plans by offering a new Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA).
Amid the clamour for everything ESG today, asset managers, investors and advisors need to decide what they are genuinely trying to achieve.
A quick guide to some of the most commonly used terms and abbreviations related to sustainable investing.
Perspective on how investors may benefit from macroeconomic trends and changing US government policies related to social inequality and climate change.
VP of Finance & Operations explains how the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds® improved 401(k) plan contribution rates since adoption in 2017.
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.
The AIA Racial Equity investment approach uses direct indexing to focus on companies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
Perspective on the US SIF Foundation’s 2020 Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing presented by Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF.
Whitepaper examines the new DOL ruling in effect January 12, 2021 that stresses “pecuniary factors” relevant to retirement plan investments.
A retirement plan specialist and the president of an international high school offer their perspectives on the DOL’s proposed ruling on ESG investing.
Why ESG-related investments attracted inflows during the coronavirus crisis is discussed in this interview with Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US.
Portfolio manager Christopher Sharpe reviews trends in target date investing, with a focus on hybrid funds that combine active and passive strategies.
The first ESG-driven target date mutual funds – designed to help plan participants invest for the future with purpose.
Institutions face an environment without precedent in global politics, finance and economics. They are developing creative solutions to navigate it, drawing on a wider variety of assets and resources than ever to pursue their investment mandates.
Demographic, technological, environment, and governance transitions can present opportunities for investors focused on risk and sustainability.
See how index portfolios can be customized for ESG (environmental, social, and governance) or strategic investment goals using active screening techniques.
A diverse workforce challenges conventional thinking and creates a more dynamic and rewarding work environment. It may also lead to better experiences for clients.
Gauging the environmental and social impact of utility companies requires a look at how their energy source mix may impact their long-term sustainability.
It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.
Incorporating sustainability analysis in an investment strategy may help uncover opportunities and avoid potential risks.
Find out why offering an ESG-driven target date fund option led one investor to invest more in his 401(k) plan.
Individuals and professionals say ESG investing can help them align assets with personal values — and has the potential to drive real results.
See why the Shelton Group uses the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds® in their 401(k) plan.
Investor motivations, perceptions, and knowledge gaps that may influence the state of California’s green bond market.
Individuals want investments that reflect their personal values, but professional investors are skeptical about performance.