The World’s First Dedicated Green and Impact Bond Fund Management Company AIM focuses solely on Fixed Income and Cash investments which generate positive environmental and social externalities. AIM’s approach is a fusion of mainstream portfolio management and sustainability, without compromising either. Our approach is new in the market place, drawing upon the experience of a team of leading experts in investment and sustainability, providing positive solutions to global challenges.
AllianceBernstein strives every day to anticipate what’s next, with our collective insights driving innovation and better outcomes. A diverse group of clients, including institutions ranging from pension plans to sovereign wealth funds, has entrusted us with managing over $550 billion in assets across the globe. This gives us a better understanding of what really matters to investors. We harness our collective research insight to design, tailor and apply innovative strategies to specific objectives and time horizons—across all markets and asset classes. Our goal is to help our clients stay ahead of tomorrow.
Amundi Pioneer has a long history of proprietary research, robust risk management, disciplined investment processes, and strong client relationships which has made the firm an investment advisor of choice among leading institutional and individual investors worldwide. Headquartered in Boston, Amundi Pioneer is the U.S. business of Amundi, Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranked among the ten largest globally. Boston is one of Amundi’s six main global investment hubs and offers a broad range of fixed-income, equity, and multi-asset investment solutions in close partnership with wealth management firms, distribution platforms, and institutional investors across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Amundi Pioneer had approximately $84.70 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019.
Carbon Tracker is an independent financial think tank that carries out in-depth analysis on the impact of the energy transition on capital markets and the potential investment in high-cost, carbon-intensive fossil fuels.
Its team of financial market, energy and legal experts apply groundbreaking research using leading industry databases to map both risk and opportunity for investors on the path to a low-carbon future.
It has cemented the terms “carbon bubble”, “unburnable carbon” and “stranded assets” into the financial and environmental lexicon.
Domini Impact Investments LLC is an SEC-registered investment adviser that specializes exclusively in responsible investing. We serve individual and institutional investors who wish tocreate positive social and environmental outcomes while seeking competitive financial returns.
Domini manages three mutual funds: the Domini Impact Equity Fund (large-cap domesticequity), the Domini International Impact Equity Fund (large to mid-cap international equity), and the Domini Impact Bond Fund (U.S. intermediate term fixed income).
Domini is responsiblefor the development and application of each fund’s social and environmental standards. In addition, we engage with companies in our equity fund portfolios to pursue ESG goals.
Ecosphere+ is a new venture founded by the award winning Althelia Climate Fund with the founding mission of building markets that value carbon and incentivise sustainable business models.
Ecosphere + seeks to partner with businesses, consumers and investors who want to deliver concrete actions towards a climate resilient economy by connecting them with assets from projects and programmes that are critical to delivery of the <2oC carbon budget through preserving the valuable carbon stored in tropical forests and other critical landscapes.
The Ecosphere + portfolio includes projects that deliver a range of environmental and societal benefits as well as valuable physical commodities including deforestation-free agricultural produce such as coffee and cocoa created through sustainable agroforestry systems.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is one of the world’s largest environmental nonprofit organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of over 700 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world.
EDF finds practical and lasting solutions grounded in science and economics to the most serious environmental problems. Working with businesses, scientists and academics, EDF is taking a leading role in minimizing the environmental and health risks associated with the global development of oil and natural gas.
FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ: FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 88,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We’re proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.
Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.
Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; BMI Research, an independent provider of country risk and industry analysis specializing in emerging and frontier markets; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
GGGI, championing green growth and climate resilience The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization established in 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Founded to support and promote the mainstreaming of green growth, GGGI programs and projects target economic growth that is climate resilient, environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive.
GGGI works across four priority areas considered to be essential to transforming national economies, including sustainable energy, water and sanitation, sustainable landscapes and green cities.
GGGI envisions a resilient world achieved through strong, inclusive and sustainable green growth, and is dedicated to supporting the transition of GGGI Member and partner countries toward a green growth model. In pursuit of these goals, GGGI works with Least Developed Countries and emerging economies to design and deliver programs and services that demonstrate new pathways to pro-poor, sustainable economic growth.
Based in Seoul, Republic of Korea, GGGI to operations in 28 countries to provide technical support, capacity building, policy planning & implementation, and help build a pipeline of bankable green investment projects. Follow-us: Twitter (@gggi_hq) Facebook (@GGGIHQ)
The Hydrogen Council is a global initiative of leading energy, transport and industry companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition.
Launched during the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, the growing coalition of CEOs have the ambition to:
Accelerate their significant investment in the development and commercialization of the hydrogen and fuel cell sectors.
Encourage key stakeholders to increase their backing of hydrogen as part of the future energy mix with appropriate policies and supporting schemes.
As a group of CEOs of leading global businesses, the Hydrogen Council invites policy-makers, investors and civil society stakeholders to acknowledge the contribution and potential of hydrogen as a key element of the energy transition. Together, we seek to define and implement a specific action plan with appropriate supporting tools that will help accelerate major investment into large-scale commercialization of hydrogen solutions across industries world-wide.
Manulife Investment Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife). We draw on more than 150 years of financial stewardship to provide comprehensive asset management solutions for institutional investors worldwide, as well as for Manulife and John Hancock’s wealth management and retirement products.
We have operations in 17 countries and territories, including more than 4501 investment professionals across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. With assets under management of US$396 billion2, our investment expertise extends across a broad range of asset classes including equity, fixed income and private investments, as well as asset allocation strategies.
We strive to leverage our position as a leader within the asset management industry to help place the global economy on a sustainable trajectory. In doing so, we pursue attractive risk-adjusted returns for our clients that also support the creation of long-term value for our broader stakeholders. Evaluation of ESG factors is a natural extension of our fundamental research and investment processes and supports strong investment decision-making in a changing world. Our investment teams bear the primary responsibility for ESG integration and are supported by an expert team of ESG analysts to conduct ESG due diligence and company engagements.
1 Includes Public Markets investment professionals (IP) and Private Markets investment professionals from Hancock Natural Resource Group(HNRG) and Real Estate. Does not include IPs from Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Private Equity & Private Credit, Commercial Mortgage Loans and Private Placement Debt
2 AUM in USD as of June 30, 2019, rounded to nearest billion. Includes assets managed by the institutional asset management arm of Manulife Investment Management on behalf of external clients, the Insurance business and other affiliated businesses. Please see https://www.manulifeam.com/About-Us/ for further AUM information.
MSCI ESG Research products and services are provided by MSCI ESG Research LLC, and are designed to provide in-depth research, ratings and analysis of environmental, social and governance-related business practices to companies worldwide. ESG ratings, data and analysis from MSCI ESG Research LLC. are also used in the construction of the MSCI ESG Indexes.
MSCI ESG Research LLC is a Registered Investment Adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and a subsidiary of MSCI Inc.
Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of our multi-affiliate model, we apply Active Thinking℠ to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets.
Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms.
As global demand for resources grows, there is a need to increase productivity while ensuring the conservation of the world’s remaining natural forests. New Forests seeks to create investment strategies that provide lasting solutions to this challenge. We offer institutional investors targeted forestry investment opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region and the United States and have more than USD 3.7 billion in assets under management. Through responsible management of forests and other real assets, we create shared benefit for investors and local communities alike. New Forests has international reach, with offices and assets in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, and the US. This gives us a global perspective combined with local expertise that allows us to understand and manage our assets more effectively. By investing with integrity and transparency we aim to generate strong returns while helping tackle some of the world’s great sustainability challenges. New Forests is a Certified B Corporation. Click the link below to learn more.
We are a diverse coalition of young people, organized to take power by winning elections for progressive candidates.
We lead with authenticity and grit to help our generation seize power online, on campuses, and in our communities. Since 2013, we have registered over 1.3 million voters and contacted millions of young people, motivating them to take back our democracy and vote.
In 2020, we are fighting to take back the White House, the U.S. Senate, and state legislatures by turning out young voters.
NN Investment Partners is the asset manager of NN Group N.V., an insurance company listed on Euronext Amsterdam. NN Investment Partners is head-quartered in The Hague (NL), and manages approximately EUR 244 bln* (USD 288 bln*) across all asset classes, for both institutional and individual investors, with an assertive SRI approach. NN Investment Partners employs over 1,200 staff and is active in 15 countries across Europe, U.S., Latin America, Asia and Middle East. NN IP has a long standing presence in France, managing almost 3 bnEUR, mainly for institutional clients both through open funds and dedicated mandates, including French fonds dédiés.NN Investment Partners is part of NN Group N.V., a publicly traded corporation.
* Figures as of 30 September 2017, EUR 50 bln relates to the AuM of Delta Lloyd Asset Management
Poseidon develops climate change solutions with immediate impact, because the damage our growth-based economic and social systems have inflicted on our planet over the past decades—and that they still inflict daily—cannot wait on long-term solutions.
We’re actively working to connect and support the long-term sustainability agendas of governments, corporations, institutions, small businesses, and consumers by providing effective short- and medium-term solutions to the unavoidable negative impact life in our society has on the planet.
We envision a people-oriented movement built around a global sustainability-focused network, but, for organizations needing quick answers
Preqin is the Home of Alternatives, the foremost provider of data, analytics and insights to the alternative assets community. From pioneering rigorous methods of data collection to developing a revolutionary platform, we have committed ourselves to furthering the understanding of alternatives for over 16 years. Through close partnership with our clients, we continuously build innovative tools and mine new intelligence to enable them to make the best decisions every day.
Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries.
Introducing a new vision for the future.
In a time of unparalleled change, they’re focused on connecting the global financial community and driving confident decisions in the face of complexity. Their unique open platform means broader access to best-in-class data and the expert insights that make it relevant.
Learn more about the future they’re shaping below.
Trucost is part of S&P Dow Jones Indices. A leader in carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, Trucost assesses risks relating to climate change, natural resource constraints, and broader environmental, social, and governance factors. Companies and financial institutions use Trucost intelligence to understand their ESG exposure to these factors, inform resilience and identify transformative solutions for a more sustainable global economy.
S&P Global’s commitment to environmental analysis and product innovation allows us to deliver essential ESG investment-related information to the global marketplace. For more information, visit www.trucost.com.
About S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®.
More assets are invested in products based on our indices than based on any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices and more than 120 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way investors measure and trade the markets.
S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence.
SkyPower is the largest and one of the most successful developers and owners of utility-scale solar energy projects in the world. With roots dating back more than 16 years, SkyPower’s global team possesses a vast track record of over 1300 years of combined experience in power and large infrastructure projects.
The experienced and accomplished SkyPower team has built, assembled and acquired an extensive pipeline of over 25 GW worldwide – some of which were recently announced in bilateral agreements, and other contract awards, to be built in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia over the next five years.
SkyPower’s over 30 utility-scale solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and Contracts at various stages of development, construction and operation, in aggregate, represent over USD 80 billion dollars’ worth of long-term renewable energy sales to leading utilities and governments around the world.
For four decades, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become the world’s third largest asset manager with nearly US $2.72 trillion* under our care.
*This figure is presented as of June 30, 2018 and includes approximately $53 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
Today, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas pursues productive trade, marketing and investment partnership opportunities with businesses throughout the region. We have offices in North, Central and South America and full access to Sumitomo Corporation’s immense global network of business enterprises in more than 65 countries.
We are guided by our founder’s precepts to create new value and realize prosperity by engaging in sound business practices and building relationships of trust among our customers, suppliers and partners.
Over the past six decades, these relationships have strengthened, and our business partners in the Americas have come to expect reliable business knowledge, corporate resourcefulness and quality services.
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas is meeting market demand and customer needs by leveraging its integrated corporate strength and global relationships.
Third Way is a national think tank that champions modern center-left ideas.
Our work is grounded in the mainstream American values of opportunity, freedom, and security. But we identify as center-left, because we see that space in U.S. politics as offering the only real path for advancing those ideals in the century ahead.
Our agenda is ambitious, aspirational, and actionable. It is built on the bedrock belief that for political movements to succeed in our political system, they must relentlessly re-imagine their policies, strategies, and coalitions.
The Mirai is at the forefront of a new age of hydrogen fuel cell cars that allows you to enjoy long distance zero-emissions driving. As well as only producing water from its tailpipe – which means no impact on our planet when you’re driving – the Mirai brings the unique Toyota Hybrid driving experience to a new level.
When you experience the Mirai’s silent, responsive and intuitive feel-good drive, it will instantly put a big smile on your face.
Trucost is part of S&P Global. A leader in carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, Trucost assesses risks relating to climate change, natural resource constraints, and broader environmental, social, and governance factors. Companies and financial institutions use Trucost intelligence to understand their ESG exposure to these factors, inform resilience and identify transformative solutions for a more sustainable global economy. S&P Global’s commitment to environmental analysis and product innovation allows us to deliver essential ESG investment-related information to the global marketplace. For more information, visit www.trucost.com.
About S&P Global
S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com.
UBS Asset Management is a large-scale and diversified asset manager, with a presence in 22 countries. We offer investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes as well as platform solutions and advisory support, to institutions, wholesale intermediaries and wealth management clients. It is a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland and top foreign firm in China.