Sustainable Finance

Bloomberg and Rockefeller Asset Management Launch ESG Improvers Index

New multi-factor index utilizes the Rockefeller ESG Improvers ScoreTM to provide differentiated ESG factor exposure, offering potential to outperform market-cap weighted indices
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NEW YORK, January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg and Rockefeller Asset Management today announced the launch of the Bloomberg Rockefeller U.S. All Cap Multi-Factor ESG Improvers Index, available through the Bloomberg Terminal. The index combines Bloomberg’s renowned risk model, data, and index capabilities with 40 years of ESG expertise from Rockefeller Asset Management. Unlike other ESG indices that emphasize screening around ESG leaders or laggards, this index ranks a company’s improvement in performance on material ESG issues relative to industry peers.

Advancing Women Through Sustainable Investing

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by Jennifer Coombs, associate professor at the College for Financial Planning and the founder of the financial blog, GradMoney. She is the creator, lead author, and lead instructor for the Chartered SRI Counselor™ (CSRIC™) designation program

Bloomberg to Offer MSCI ESG Research Data on the Bloomberg Terminal

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NEW YORK, October 13, 2020 - Bloomberg announced today that MSCI ESG Ratings by MSCI ESG Research LLC is now available via the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg Terminal users can access this MSCI data and use it alongside Bloomberg’s broader functionality across the Terminal, complementing Bloomberg’s existing ESG data sets.

Socially Responsible Investing: A Global Perspective

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by Amy Domini, Founder and Chair of Domini Impact Investments (Amy is widely recognized as the leading voice for socially responsible investing.)

Globally, socially responsible investing is flourishing. Almost as importantly, it means the same thing around the world. I begin with some recent quotes, which I noted over the past few weeks:

• Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift, CEO of Bursa Malaysia, “As a frontline regulator and market operator, we want to provide an environment that encourages sustainable practices among our market participants.”   

Sustainable Brands Spotlights New Tools and Practices for Measuring Stakeholder Value

New Metrics 19 program features Nasdaq, CDP, Vanguard, Moody’s, WWF, Microsoft and others
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled program details for New Metrics’19: Next-Generation Goals & Reporting, scheduled for November 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA.

Bloomberg Launches Equity Benchmarks

Bloomberg U.S. Large Cap Index is the Basis for Co-Branded ESG Index Family
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NEW YORK, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg today announced that it now offers U.S. equity benchmark capabilities. The equity offering includes the Bloomberg U.S. Large Cap Index (ticker: B500) as well as growth, value and dividend indices.

Wells Fargo Releases 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

Company invested $23 billion in sustainable financing in 2018 as part of $200 billion commitment
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ --Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility report, Purpose in Action, which details its progress toward social, economic and environmental goals, and announces that the company provided $23 billion in financing in the first year of its $200 billion susta

The UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business and Governments to Take Action to Finance the Sustainable Development Goals

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today issued a call to action to finance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to address the financing gap, estimated at US$ 2.5 trillion annually.

Digital Innovator Akon Announces First Official AKoin Partner: Lottery.com

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LOS ANGELES, August 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Grammy-winning artist and techno-philanthropist, Akon, keeps the hits coming with the first announcement towards the goal of creating a digital currency to help empower young entrepreneurs. The renowned artist announced Lottery.com as Akoin’s first official partner in the creation and implementation of the Akoin currency.

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