Posted By Rachel Alembakis on in Environment, Fund Management

Fixed income fund managers and asset owners are following in the footsteps of their equity counterparts when it comes to engaging with companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics in bonds, but ESG factors have different impacts on bonds portfolios in terms of risk adjust returns.

Panelists discuss ESG integration in fixed income portfolios at RIAA 2017 Conference (L-R: Loren Sageser, Product Strategist – ESG, PIMCO; Mervyn Tang, Vice President ESG Research, MSCI; Yen Wong, Head of Credit Research, Altius Asset Management; Moderator: Laurence Davison, Managing Editor, Kanga News. Not pictured: Tessa Dann, Associate, Funding and Liquidity, Queensland Treasury Corporation)

An expert panel of investors, issuers and research providers considered the approaches and benefits to ESG integration in fixed income portfolios as part of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) annual conference in Sydney. 

 

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Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.

Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

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