Tag: environmental social and governance investing

Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

Stadion's managed account service offered on TRG platform; Principal Global Investors launches new multi-factor ETFs; Northern Trust forms options trading desk in Chicago; and more.

Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

Buffalo Funds introduces institutional class shares; Nuveen adds to Diversified Dividend and Income Fund team; and State Street Global Advisors launches ESG money market fund. 

Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

American Century Investments to develop new equity and fixed income suite; HealthSavings Administrators releases HSA investment vehicle; DWS Group launches ESG ETF; and more.

Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

LGIMA builds ESG strategy for DC plans; Russell Investments announces tax-managed fund for long-term investors; and FTSE Russell Introduces Preliminary Report of Indexes' Reconstitutions. 

 

Lack of Track Records Hinder ESG Investing

Additional conclusive information about environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment performance may help retirement plan sponsors be less wary about making ESG investment decisions.

Barry’s Pickings: DOL’s Fiduciary Theory: Fundamentally Incoherent

Michael Barry, president of O3 Plan Advisory Services LLC, discusses the inconsistencies in the Department of Labor’s (DOL)’s theory of retirement plan sponsor fiduciary responsibility, especially with respect to participant choice, and the consequences of its failure to provide clear guidance.

ESG Access Among Active Management Opportunities in 2019

Asked about what Putnam has seen develop this year in terms of environmental, social and governance investing programs, and about how “ESG” fits into the discussion of active and passive management, Putnam Investments CEO Bob Reynolds had a lot to say.