LuxFLAG has granted Europe’s first Green Bond labels to 18 Climate Awareness bonds issued by the European Investment Bank. The funds are used to disburse money to EIB projects focused on climate change, in areas such as renewable energy – wind, hydro, solar, geothermal energy production – and energy effiency – district heating, co-generation, insulation, […]
The Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency (LuxFLAG) has added to its list of labels with one for investors in green bonds, which are instruments used to finance green projects. The suit of labels offered by the labelling agency thus constitutes Green Bond, Microfinance, EST (Environmental, Social, Governance) and Climate Finance. Criteria for inclusion on the list […]
The Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund (JAWEF) has been awarded the LuxFLAG Microfinance label, as the first fund of its kind focused on “empowering women in South East Asia frontier and emerging markets”. The fund aims to advance the role and position of women in the region with a focus on poverty reduction, job creation and […]
The NN (L) Euro Green Bond fund has been awarded the LuxFlag Climate Finance label, effective as of 1 April. Assets in the fund have grown from some €20m in February 2016 to some €100m today, NN Investment Partners said. The fund meets the eligibility criteria for the label, which is awarded to portfolios that […]
Fund labelling agency LuxFlag has launched a Climate Finance label, intended to identify funds financing climate change mitigation and/or adaption measures. The news comes as four managers – East Capital, Finance in Motion, Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund and Nevastar Finance – have announced they will be seeking labelling of their products using the new […]
LuxFLAG, the organisation providing ESG, Environment and Microfinance fund labels to promote responsible investments, has confirmed the next date for submission of applications to the labelling process will be 2 August. Fund providers seeking to obtain a LuxFLAG lable must submit details of their funds, which are subject to review of the investment processes before […]
LuxFlag, the Luxembourg fund labelling agency, will celebrate the first 10 years of operations this year, highlighting its work to identify funds that meet sustainable and responsible investing requirements. Its development comes alongside a push by the Luxembourg government and the local fund industry to encourage domiciliation of such funds in the Grand Duchy; it […]
LuxFlag, the fund labelling organisation, has announced a number of funds have been awarded its Environment or Microfinance labels, either for the first time or on a renewed basis. The Parvest Aqua fund was awarded the Environment label for the first time. Those that saw their labels renewed included: BNP Parisbas Aqua BNP Parsbas Aqua […]
Paris headquartered Meeschaert AM has been awarded the Luxflag ESG label for its Human Values Fund. It has been the first France-domiciled fund to be distinguished by the Luxembourg Fund Labelling Agency, that created its label in 2014. MAM Human Values has been launched in 1998 and is invested in European equities (stocks from European […]
LuxFLAG, the Luxembourg Fund Labelling Agency, has announced the launch of the LuxFlag ESG label, which will be granted to investment funds meeting specific environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.
InvestmentEurope’s Professional Investor Forum took place in Amsterdam during the second week of October. Here is a selection of key moments.
Daniel Dax, general manager at LuxFLAG, the Luxembourg based non-profit organisation developed to support sustainable investments, will deliver the keynote introduction to InvestmentEurope’s Professional Investor Forum in Amsterdam on 8 October.