Sustainable Investment Perspectives
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Sustainable Investment Perspectives

Global events and trends – such as electric vehicles and water security – driving ESG investments are highlighted by Mirova PM Amber Fairbanks.

Eyeing Sustainable Investments Amidst Market Turbulence Eyeing Sustainable Investments Amidst Market Turbulence

How market turbulence is impacting sustainable investments and uncovering opportunities is discussed by Mirova PM Amber Fairbanks.

Can the Regulators Advance President Biden’s Climate Agenda?
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Can the Regulators Advance President Biden’s Climate Agenda?

Congress dropped the ball on Biden’s climate agenda. Government affairs expert Susan Olson discusses how the SEC or DOL may succeed where Congress failed.

Breaking Down the SEC’s Proposed Rules on Climate Disclosure
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Breaking Down the SEC’s Proposed Rules on Climate Disclosure

Natixis government policy expert Susan Olson hosts SIFMA’s Melissa MacGregor for an insider’s clarity on a complex, important, and much anticipated topic.

ESG Investing in Retirement Plans: Help for Plan Advisors ESG Investing in Retirement Plans: Help for Plan Advisors

What you need to know to help retirement plan sponsors choose sustainable funds, including the most current guidance from the Department of Labor.

  • April 21, 2022
Beyond Alphabet Soup: Help for Plan Sponsors Considering ESG Beyond Alphabet Soup: Help for Plan Sponsors Considering ESG

Guidance for plan sponsors who want to use sustainable funds in their retirement plans consistent with ERISA and Department of Labor fiduciary requirements.

  • April 18, 2022
Customized Equity Portfolios Invest for Racial Equality Customized Equity Portfolios Invest for Racial Equality

Learn about our Racial Equity investment approach that uses direct indexing to focus on companies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • March 9, 2022
Continued Forward Motion for ESG Investing in 2022
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Continued Forward Motion for ESG Investing in 2022

Mirova Portfolio Manager Amber Fairbanks discusses ESG-related innovation, opportunities, risk considerations, evolving regulations, and more.

Green Vision: Travel Through Tech Odyssey Green Vision: Travel Through Tech Odyssey

Risks of the growing, unpredictable technology sector and its infinite possibilities to meet environmental and social challenges are explored by Mirova analyst.

  • December 15, 2021
Choosing an Optimal Target Date Solution Choosing an Optimal Target Date Solution

Balancing performance, fees, investment processes, and equity allocation parameters is key to evaluating target date fund managers.

Green Bonds: The Revolution in Fixed Income Green Bonds: The Revolution in Fixed Income

Mirova team members detail green bond basics, accelerating issuance, challenges, and their thoughtful methodology aimed to uncover only issues displaying integrity and ambition.

  • December 7, 2021
The Curious Case for Carbon The Curious Case for Carbon

Carbon allowances, as a tradeable commodity, may offer investors potential opportunities for diversification, hedging, and enhanced returns.

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.

ESG in Retirement Plans – Regulatory Update November 2021 ESG in Retirement Plans – Regulatory Update November 2021

Update on the Department of Labor’s proposed regulations related to ESG investing in retirement plans.

  • November 29, 2021
Portfolio Construction with ESG: Buy, Renovate or Build? Portfolio Construction with ESG: Buy, Renovate or Build?

Learn about three ways to create an investment portfolio with an ESG (environmental, social, governance) focus.

2021 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors ESG Insights 2021 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors ESG Insights

ESG Insights from the 2021 Natixis Global Survey of Individual Investors.

Who Are the Builders of a Sustainable World? Who Are the Builders of a Sustainable World?

Jens Peers, CEO of Mirova US, explains his team’s approach to identifying opportunities and why sustainability is an important driver of outperformance.

Natixis Investment Managers’ Stance on ESG in Retirement Plans Natixis Investment Managers’ Stance on ESG in Retirement Plans

Natixis Investment Managers recently urged the DOL to consider five key points related to ESG investing in retirement plans.

  • July 28, 2021
2021 ESG Investor Insight Report 2021 ESG Investor Insight Report

Investors and professionals are warming up to the potential of ESG. Our research offers insight into five critical questions about ESG investing.

Five Institutional Investment Trends to Watch Five Institutional Investment Trends to Watch

Recent trends include cash deployment, sustainable investment screening, and muni debt issuance by colleges and universities.

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
Sustainable Funds Drive Participation in Company’s 401(k)
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Sustainable Funds Drive Participation in Company’s 401(k)

VP of Finance & Operations explains how the Natixis Sustainable Future Funds® improved 401(k) plan contribution rates since adoption in 2017.

  • January 28, 2021
Investing for Retirement
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Investing for Retirement

The first ESG-driven target date mutual funds – designed to help plan participants invest for the future with purpose.

  • August 31, 2020
2019 Institutional Survey Part II 2019 Institutional Survey Part II

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.

Create Customized Portfolios Using Direct Indexing
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Create Customized Portfolios Using Direct Indexing

See how index portfolios can be customized for ESG (environmental, social, and governance) or strategic investment goals using active screening techniques.

ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds
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ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds

Individuals and professionals say ESG investing can help them align assets with personal values — and has the potential to drive real results.

  • May 16, 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
Four Key Insights into Establishing the California Green Bond Market
Four Key Insights into Establishing the California Green Bond Market

Investor motivations, perceptions, and knowledge gaps that may influence the state of California’s green bond market.

  • March 2, 2018
Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys

Individuals want investments that reflect their personal values, but professional investors are skeptical about performance.

  • June 13, 2017