The first event of the year organized by Farvest Group, the European Finance Summit, took place last March 18th, 2021. It was entitled “From finance leaders to changemakers - Sustainable recovery & green transition” and the morning sessions notably featured Nicolas Mackel (CEO, Luxembourg for Finance), Linda Zeilina (Founder & CEO, International Sustainable Finance Centre), Anne-Claire Roux (Managing Director, Finance for Tomorrow) and Inès Leonarduzzi (Founder & President, Digital For The Planet).
Amundi, le premier gérant d’actifs européen, a mis en place une nouvelle stratégie d’investissement au sein de la SICAV Amundi Responsible Investing avec le fonds « Just Transition for Climate ». Ce fonds d’obligations européennes a pour objectif quantifiable d’accompagner la transition énergétique tout en veillant à la cohésion sociale.
Amundi annonce être entrée en négociation exclusive avec Société Générale en vue de l’acquisition de Lyxor pour un prix en numéraire de 825 M€ (soit 755 M€ hors capital excédentaire).
HSBC Group has announced its ambitious plan to help build a net zero global economy, and committed financing and investment to help create a sustainable future for businesses and society.
Their climate plan has three elements:
- Achieve net zero in HSBC’s operations and supply chain by 2030 or sooner
- Dedicate $750bn - $1trn of finance and investment by 2030 to help customers transition;
- Unlock next-generation climate solutions
Additionally, last year, the Group was named the World’s Best Bank for Sustainable Finance by Euromoney for the second consecutive time and this year HSBC has committed to phase out the financing of coal by 2030 for EU and OECD countries and by 2040 for the rest of the World.
UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) today launched a suite of exchange traded funds (ETFs) that exceed the minimum standards of the EU Paris-aligned benchmarks. The UBS MSCI Climate Paris Aligned UCITS ETFs aim to support equity investors in reducing their climate risks. The global and regional exposures also seek to benefit from opportunities arising from the shift to a lower-carbon economy while aligning with the Paris Agreement requirements.
UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) launched its first Climate Aware exchange traded fund (ETF). The UBS ETF (IE) UBS Climate Aware Global Developed Equity CTB UCITS ETF mirrors the firm’s Climate Aware framework in an ETF wrapper and is intended for investors who require global developed market large and mid-cap equity exposure with a strong climate profile.
The international and local experts met again, in the afternoon, for the second part of the European Finance Summit, which took place on March 18, 2021, and revolved around the topic of sustainable finance.
The second edition of European Finance Summit – and first event of the year organized by Farvest Group – took place on March 18, 2021. Due to the current health situation, the event was held exclusively online and featured many international and local experts who focused on sustainability and ESG topics.
Fidelity International (Fidelity), a global asset manager with total client assets of $706.3 billion, and Moonfare, the leading digital investment platform for high quality private markets funds, announce an exclusive strategic distribution partnership.