Sign up for our newsletter
Strategy / Impact

Impact

How Pfizer is targeting Covid with new sustainability bond

How Pfizer is targeting Covid with new sustainability bond

The US drugs giant will use proceeds from its second sustainability bond issue to tackle the pandemic, including in emerging markets. ESG head Chris Gray seeks to dispel scepticism by explaining the deal's rationale, while treasurer Brian McMahon discusses the $1bn bond’s pricing.

Why gender lens investing is struggling to make an impact

Why gender lens investing is struggling to make an impact

Recently criticised for failing to deliver returns above their peer group, gender lens funds are under immense scrutiny to up their game. And while legitimate concerns exist about how they are marketed, the lack of suitable companies remains a serious problem.

White Papers

NZ Super Fund ramps up focus on climate impact investing

NZ Super Fund ramps up focus on climate impact investing

Recognised as a leading asset owner in portfolio carbon reduction, New Zealand Superannuation Fund is further refining its environmental investing strategy. The state institution is looking to do earlier-stage deals and use more impact-focused asset managers, among other things. Here's how.

Shareholder resolutions surge, but impact in doubt

Shareholder resolutions surge, but impact in doubt

The year to date has seen record-breaking support for shareholder resolutions, with asset managers such as BlackRock and Vanguard stepping up their stewardship. However, a lack of data on the real-world impact means the jury is still out on their efficacy.

What the Green Asset Ratio will mean for banks

What the Green Asset Ratio will mean for banks

Used as part of a broader set of tools to assess banks, investors say the new reporting requirement will determine which institutions are taking green finance seriously. However, it lacks the sensitivity to capture transition finance, for example.

36 resultsShow more
By clicking Sign Up, you agree with New Statesman Media Group Ltd (publisher of Capital Monitor) GDPR, Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

Hot Topics