The Bottom Line: DWS is under investigation by various regulatory bodies regarding its ESG investing practices but investors in various ESG funds should exercise restraint.
Schroders institutional investing study also offers insights applicable to sustainable retail investors
The Bottom Line: UK-based investment management firm Schroders global institutional investor study finding regarding sustainable investing offers observations that are equally valid for retail investors.
The Bottom Line: Clarifying US Senate and House legislation may not actually lead to the accelerated adoption of sustainable investment options in certain retirement plans.
The Bottom Line: OneFund allows underlying investors to express views on proxy voting whereas otherwise investors don’t such rights through mutual funds and ETF ownership.
The Bottom Line: S&P Global Ratings becomes the third credit rating agency to issue ESG credit indicators intended to inform the CRA’s assessment of creditworthiness.
The Bottom Line: Touchstone Investments acquires the mutual funds business managed by AIG’s SunAmerica Asset Management and will integrate 12 funds with about $7.5 billion.
The Bottom Line: The ISS announced acquisition of ACRe on Monday continues consolidation trend in the ESG space, now with a focus on U.S. municipals.