Tag: SRI

ESG Investing Is Not A Political Act

A new report urges investors to look beyond the peripheral politics of ESG investing and think instead about the very real “systems-level” risks presented by issues such as climate change, human rights abuses and economic inequality.  

Investment Products and Services

John Hancock introduces TDF analyzer tool; Charles Schwab enhances Institutional Intelligence Portfolios; Millennium Trust expands Fund Custody Solution; and more.

Investment Products and Service Launches

State Street Global Advisors Adds 88 Firms to Gender Diversity Index; Morningstar Credit Ratings Now Ranking Financial Institutions; and Morningstar Partners With Advicent to Upgrade Asset Allocation Classification.

What Comes Next for In-Plan ESG Investing?

From the headline-grabbing U.N. climate summit held in Paris to new DOL regulations on environmentally-minded investing by retirement plans, sustainability is clearly on the mind. How are providers responding? 

Investment Product Launches for the Week

CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions adds to stable value offerings for 457 and 403(b) plans; Index Fund Advisors “Investing for Catholics” division launches faith-based target-date fund.

Investment Product Launches for the Week

This week’s new investment products and services include an absolute return fund from Goldman Sachs; a book about stable value investing from Stable Value Consultants; and the launch of Tideline, a consulting firm designed to provide tailored advice about institutional impact investing.