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Public pension fund to move up portfolio review (Japan News)

Public pension fund to move up portfolio review (Japan News)

The government will request that the Government Pension Investment Fund move up the schedule for a review of its asset allocation policy, welfare minister Norihisa Tamura said Friday. … Read entire article »

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Launch of the Solactive Green Bond Index – First Index in the Market to Provide Exposure to Green Bonds (Solactive)

Launch of the Solactive Green Bond Index – First Index in the Market to Provide Exposure to Green Bonds (Solactive)

Solactive AG has launched today the Solactive Green Bond Index, first index in the market to provide exposure to green bonds. … Read entire article »

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Martin Skancke appointed Chair of the PRI Advisory Council (PRI)

Martin Skancke appointed Chair of the PRI Advisory Council (PRI)

LONDON, 25 March 2014 – The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today announced the appointment of Martin Skancke as the new Chair of its Advisory Council. Mr Skancke, a leading global advocate of long-term and responsible investment, will join the PRI on 1 April and will be based in Norway. He succeeds Dr. Wolfgang Engshuber, who completes his 3-year term as Advisory Council Chair this year.  … Read entire article »

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Former CEO to Steward UNEP’s Financial Partnership (UNEPFI)

Former CEO to Steward UNEP’s Financial Partnership (UNEPFI)

Charles Anderson, former CEO of Sovereign, New Zealand’s largest life and health insurance business, has joined UNEP to head up its Finance Initiative.  … Read entire article »

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Toyota sets first ever auto ABS green bond (IFR)

Toyota sets first ever auto ABS green bond (IFR)

Toyota announced details of the first-ever “green bond” in the US auto ABS market on Monday, setting the size at US$1.25bn. … Read entire article »

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PRI adds to US$ 34 trillion signatory strength (PRI) But No additonal Japanese Institutes

PRI adds to US$ 34 trillion signatory strength (PRI) But No additonal Japanese Institutes

The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has seen strong signatory growth within the US, Europe and the Asia Pacific region over recent months. … Read entire article »

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