Recent Green and Sustainable Hedge Fund News

GLG Partners deepens Event-Driven and ESG capabilities with addition of Griffin, Lucaussy and Mitchell

GLG Partners has made a number of significant additions to its investment team this week. The global hedge fund manager announced yesterday that it had...

Corporate Governance: Obama Administration vs. Business Groups

One day after an Obama administration official stood behind the corporate governance changes included in the Senate financial regulation bill a dozen...

Financial Theorist Links Extreme Events in Nature to Extreme Events in the Markets

Research led by Dr. Loran Chollete at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and Columbia University has found an interesting connection...

Which Energy and Climate Bill will Hit the Senate Floor and When?

At the 9th Annual Wall Street Green Trading Summit (WSGTS) this past week there was much talk about pending climate change legislation; what will it look...

S&P Launches New ESG Index for Egyptian Stock Exchange

This past Tuesday Standard & Poor's and the Egyptian Stock Exchange launched the Egyptian ESG S&P/EGX ESG Index, the first ESG-based index of Egyptian...

Top Hedge Fund Managers to discuss Green and Sustainable investment strategies

On March 24th, the Wall Street Green Trading Summit in New York will feature a panel discussion about “How Green Hedge Funds Execute Their Strategies.”...

CRD Analytics and Trucost Expand Partnership

CRD Analytics (CRDA), LLC and Trucost PLC announced the signing of a new partnership agreement that will enhance and expand the SmartViewTM platform and...

Winslow Management Company closes Green Solutions Fund; To focus efforts on flagship Winslow Green Growth Fund

Winslow Management Company recently announced the closure of its global growth equity fund, the Winslow Green Solutions Fund. Winslow is a fund manager...

The Next Step for ESG Investing: Moving from What and Why to How

The implementation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors has evolved to a point where it may be possible to begin to develop standardized...

Nikko Asset Management to launch Green Fund with World Bank

Nikko Asset Management has recently announced its intentions to launch the Nikko AM World Bank Green Fund. The asset management firm, one of the largest...

Moore Capital impedes Trading Emissions and Leaf Clean Energy merger plans

Last week, the proposal to merge Trading Emissions PLC (AIM: TRE) and Leaf Clean Energy Company (AIM: LEAF) failed when the merger earned only 63% of...

Wall Street Green Trading Summit will feature a series of Industry Thought Leaders

This year’s Wall Street Green Trading Summit (WSGTS), the ninth annual event, will feature industry discussions covering cutting edge clean technologies,...

Quotient Investors Unveils New ESG Strategy

Managing Partners André Bertolotti and Julia Peter-Kerr of Quotient Investors sat down with Brandon Nickerson, director, to speak about their new fund...

CalSTRS' Efforts Improve Climate Risk Transparency

CalSTRS has applauded a decision by the SEC to improve disclosure of climate risk in securities filings, which passed by a 3-2 vote. The legislation is...

Earth Capital Partners Announces New Investment Team

Earth Capital Partners, a sustainable development investor, recently announced their new Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry team, which will be headed...

Jefferies launches Wildcatters Energy E&P Equity ETF

Investment bank Jefferies & Company (NYSE: JEF) has launched its new upstream Oil and Gas focused Wildcatters Energy Exploration & Production Equity ETF...

Emerging Manager Breaks $100MM to Top Morningstar Midcap Fund Categories

Morningstar ranked The Appleseed Fund #1 returning U.S. midcap value fund among 342 funds and the #1 returning socially responsible domestic equity fund...

BP Capital’s Pickens Changes Course, Focuses on Natural Gas

In an effort to garner some much needed attention to the Pickens Plan, Texas energy investor T. Boone Pickens has launched an advertising campaign highlighting...

Sparx Group looks to raise $200 Million for “Green” focused Sparx Ecology Fund

Sparx Group Co., one of Asia’s largest hedge fund managers, is aiming to raise over $200 million for a new hedge fund that will focus on companies in...

SEC Halts Mantria’s $30 Million “Green” Ponzi Scheme

The SEC has charged two companies and four individuals with involvement in a nationwide $30 million Ponzi scheme that lured over 300 elderly and retirement-age...


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