Tag: ESG

The Best Case for ESG Under ERISA Is Long-Term

According to Michael Hunstad, head of quantitative strategies at NTAM, it is undeniable in 2019 that ESG issues are material to financial performance; more debatable is the best way to leverage ESG themes in institutional portfolios.

There’s an Untapped Market for ESG Investing

More investors than research has shown are interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, but most don't speak out, and many need education to help them invest in what matters to them.

This Plan Sponsor Is All-In on ESG TDFs

Many plan sponsors fear being a trendsetter, but United World College-USA is proud of using ESG investing themes in its custom target-date QDIA, built with TIAA and LongView Asset Management, and offering a guaranteed retirement income solution.

Investment Product and Service Launches

Fiduciary Tool Added to Broadridge Analytic Solution; SS&C Technologies Adds ERS Managed Account Solution to Recordkeeping Platform; BlackRock Launches Multiple ESG Funds and Tools; and more.

Investment Product and Service Launches

PIMCO Acquisition Expands Municipal Bond Business; TIAA Adds Guaranteed Income to Custom Default Solutions; Franklin Templeton Adds Regional ETFs to Lineup; and more.

Advisers Slow to Respond to ESG Investing Demand

“Providing advisers with materials that can be used to educate clients about a firm’s approach to ESG investing is crucial in increasing adviser adoption,” says Ed Louis, a senior analyst at Cerulli Associates.