As an investment vehicle for ESG securities and ESG bonds, ESG funds have become the core products of the global asset management industry. The naming and information disclosure of ESG funds have also become the focus of regulators.
Although sustainable funds and ESG funds are already well known to investors, there is still a lack of standard fund classification rules around the world. At present, the European Sustainable Financial Disclosure Regulation is the most widely used and standardized classification rule.
The CFA Institute Research and Policy Center releases a report on responsible investment funds
The European Securities and Markets Authority releases a report on ESG fund performance during market turmoil
Goldman Sachs Asset Management launches the world’s first green bond ETF
The European Securities and Markets Authority releases a report on the Sustainable Development Goals Funds
France has launched a new version of the socially responsible investment label, which aims to standardize socially responsible investments
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) releases SFDR-Based ESG fund data
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) released a report on Luxembourg-domiciled ESG funds
The European Securities and Markets Authority has updated the ESG fund naming rules