ESG Newsletter 2019

With Climate Finance Week Ireland taking place 4-8 November 2019, our Irish Funds ESG Newsletter highlights the relevant trends, topics and developments in the Irish funds industry. We welcome involvement from our member firms and if you have any feedback or are interested in contributing an article or idea, please contact us at newsletter@irishfunds.ie.

This document is for informational purposes only and it is recommended that professional advice is sought if conducting business in Ireland.

EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance

Lorena Dunne (William Fry) outlines key areas of proposed EU regulation on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks

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Emerging Trends in Sustainable Investing

Emerging Trends in Sustainable Investing

Vanora Madigan (DMS) highlights the emerging trends in sustainable investing and key areas of focus globally and in Ireland.

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Asset Management: Integrating ESG Risk

Asset Management: Integrating ESG Risk

Geoffrey Cheasty (Deloitte) sets out some of the practical considerations for asset managers, when taking a risk based approach to ESG.

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Changing the Status Quo: Women and ESG

Changing the Status Quo: Women and ESG

Sarah Maguire, Eimear Keane and Jill Shaw (Walkers) examine the rise of global female wealth and its role in the ESG movement.

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ESG: Ireland Moving to Greener Pastures

ESG: Ireland Moving to Greener Pastures

Pádraig Brosnan and Peter Stapleton (Maples Group) look at EU policy and regulation as well as the strategic decisions taken by Ireland to put itself at the epicentre of ESG integration.

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ESG Data: Room for Improvement

ESG Data: Room for Improvement

Chris Johnson and Paul Ellis (HSBC Securities Services) look at the data and metrics being used in ESG investing.

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ESG 'Dating Tips' for Asset Managers

Madhu Gayer (BNP Paribas Securities Services) provides research and tips for asset managers relating to ESG and asset owners' decision criteria.

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