Asset management

The development of SRI hampered by the lack of harmonization of methods

In France, conviction-based SRI drives the socially responsible investment market. The lack of harmonization of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria would be the main obstacle to the engagement of investors and companies in this area. This is one of the conclusions of the East and Partners study, commissioned by HSBC, on the sustainable development […]

Asset management

Exclusive: major investors call for greater consideration of biodiversity

The impact of human activities on biodiversity is the poor relation of sustainable management in relation to climate change. Thirty investors representing more than 6,000 billion euros in assets call for the development of dedicated indicators. Several French projects are already well advanced. In the field of sustainable finance, in vogue these days, the fight […]

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Private equity: investors prepare for more volatile times

The big clients of investment funds say they are pessimistic about the economic outlook, according to the latest Coller Capital barometer. Trade tensions threaten returns. The big global private equity investors are revising their strategy. More than half of the 110 fund principals surveyed by Coller Capital, most of whom manage more than $ 20 […]