New multi-factor index utilizes the Rockefeller ESG Improvers ScoreTM to provide differentiated ESG factor exposure, offering potential to outperform market-cap weighted indices
NEW YORK, January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg and Rockefeller Asset Management today announced the launch of the Bloomberg Rockefeller U.S. All Cap Multi-Factor ESG Improvers Index, available through the Bloomberg Terminal. The index combines Bloomberg’s renowned risk model, data, and index capabilities with 40 years of ESG expertise from Rockefeller Asset Management. Unlike other ESG indices that emphasize screening around ESG leaders or laggards, this index ranks a company’s improvement in performance on material ESG issues relative to industry peers.
“I’ve wanted to be a doctor since I was ten years old,” recalls Leicester, UK-based student, Georgina. “But I didn’t know how I would be a doctor.”
Georgina’s story is a familiar one for many college-bound students — particularly those from less-advantaged backgrounds, who more often than their peers lack the critical mentorship to navigate the labyrinthine college and financial aid application processes that await them in their crucial next decisions in life.
Leading accountancy firms PwC and EY, as well as media giant Bloomberg, are taking part in Veganuary’s Workplace Challenge and encouraging everyone in their teams to try vegan this January. They’re joined by Nestle, M&S and Quorn, whose senior leadership are also taking part, and many more forward-thinking businesses.
Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative works with global partners to help take hunger to zero
Hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition affect billions of people every day, and according to the United Nations’ State of Food Insecurity 2020 Report, rates are rising. The pandemic will add as many as 132 million more people to the total number of the world’s hungry in 2020 alone. These numbers are alarming. The issue has become so prominent that the United Nations has named eliminating hunger as one of its sustainable development goals (UNSDG) for the coming millennium.
Five days of virtual events and editorial content dedicated to the mainstreaming of sustainable finance
Bloomberg will convene the third annual Sustainable Finance Week (SFW) from November 30 till December 4 with five days of events and editorial insights to accelerate the mainstreaming of sustainable finance. This year SFW will take place virtually, allowing it to span key markets and time zones and bring together leaders from the worlds of finance, business, policy and technology and investors from across the globe.
November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI), in partnership with the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) and the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF), are working to identify discrete hurdles to climate finance in emerging markets; support public-private dialogue around those challenges; and highlight ways for the financial sector to help strengthen investment conditions.
A task force set up to improve the reporting of financial risks caused by climate change has seen support for its recommendations soar in the past year as demand grew from investors for more information on how a warming planet will affect business. But disclosures by companies on the financial impact remain low, according to a new report from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
NEW YORK, October 13, 2020 - Bloomberg announced today that MSCI ESG Ratings by MSCI ESG Research LLC is now available via the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg Terminal users can access this MSCI data and use it alongside Bloomberg’s broader functionality across the Terminal, complementing Bloomberg’s existing ESG data sets.