Tag: SRI

Investment Product Launches for the Week

Franklin Templeton launched a flexible alpha bond fund; Morningstar announced new ESG tracking and reporting capabilities ; and American Century started a new alternative investment brand.

A Push to Normalize ESG in Retirement Plans

Department of Labor advisory opinions make it challenging to include environmental, social or governance (ESG) investing themes in a tax-advantaged retirement plan, but some investment managers want to change that, and the reasons they cite probably differ from what industry practitioners expect.

ESG Investing Slowly Going Mainstream

Nearly nine in 10 asset managers polled for a recent Cerulli Associates report view increasing attention to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies as a lasting trend.

Envestnet Revamps Impact Investing Tool

Envestnet, Inc. has enhanced the capabilities of its Impact Investing Solutions platform, through which retirement plan clients can develop socially responsible investing (SRI) programs.

Achieving Alpha Through Sustainability

Global markets are well past the point where investors can ignore the sustainability profile of the stocks and bonds they’re holding, says Gerrit Heyns of Osmosis Investment Management.

The New Face of Social Investing

Socially responsible investing is no longer just a matter of screening out companies with interests in the “big five” industries—alcohol, tobacco, gambling, pornography and firearms.

BofA Launches ESG Support Program

Bank of America’s investment businesses launched a program that supports clients’ needs to align investments with the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Debunking SRI Myths

Socially responsible investing (SRI) has not yet hit the mainstream, but perhaps that is because of the myths about SRI that still exist.