ESG

Investments in sustainable ETFs have increased urgency

Appetite for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment is not only increasing but becoming more urgent. This is driven by several factors, which includes retail appetite responding to COVID 19 and environmental concerns, regulations which are cementing benchmarks and transparency, and the longer-term trend of an industry shift to responsible…

FIX EMEA Trading Conference: Standardisation of ESG key for investors

At the FIX EMEA conference this year, a better understanding of data for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing will be a key theme, underpinned by the new disclosure reports and regulatory demands globally. In the latest ETF TV, Rebecca Healey, co-chair EMEA Regional Committee, FIX Trading Community, discusses how…

Difference in US and European approaches to ESG should not inhibit growth

In this second part of our interview with Elena Philipova, global head of ESG proposition at Refinitiv, we examine the regional differences in approach to supporting investment based on environmental, social and governance factors. Although different administrations have a variety of views on its importance, both bottom-up and top-down drivers…

Defining sustainable investment opportunities

A deeper understanding of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria within investment portfolios is becoming increasingly important to investors, requiring asset managers to assess how they might integrate those into funds. Elena Philipova, global head of ESG proposition at Refinitiv, talks through the changing landscape of ESG application within the…