Interest-rate volatility on shorter-duration assets is running near historical highs, even as rate changes begin to level off.
After years of uncertainty around how U.S. retirement plans could consider ESG factors, the dust is finally settling. It’s official: A Nov. 22 rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) allows retirement plans to consider financially material ESG factors when selecting investments and exercising shareholder rights.
In the lead-up to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, the TCFD released several important updates. We take a look at what the TCFD is and why the TCFD’s recommendations are becoming an increasingly important reference for investors and financial regulators.
When it comes to ESG, not all issues matter equally across industries. We believe our newly updated ESG scoring methodology best captures the issues that are truly material to companies.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has led to a spike in reduced-carbon portfolios. But the standard investing approach may actually be lowering exposure to carbon alternatives like renewable energy.