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Investing has ceased to be defined by whether or not one outperforms a benchmark. The bottom line we value most is the alignment of exceptional financial returns with lasting positive outcomes for society. Right in this intersection is ESG -- a powerful driver for both risk-adjusted alpha and greater good.

Here, we share our latest insights on responsible investing and the potential solutions for the future.

Responsible investors, corporate citizens and client partners committed to advance industry best practices

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Guided by a time-tested investment culture to dynamically sustain the ESG evolution of our strategies

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Focused on asset-class specificity to translate our ESG commitments into alpha generation

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FT Digital Dialogues
An Exclusive FT & PineBridge Event

Future-Proofing Investment Portfolios: A New ESG Framework for a New World


Johanna Köb

Johanna Köb

Head of Responsible Investment
Zurich Insurance Company

Esohe Denise Odaro

Esohe Denise Odaro

Head of Investor Relations
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Alessia Falsarone

Alessia Falsarone

Head of Sustainable Investing
Senior Portfolio and Risk Strategist
PineBridge Investments

Katie Martin

Katie Martin

Financial Times Markets Editor (Moderator)

The Financial Times, in partnership with PineBridge Investments, has brought together public policy and institutional investor experts to discuss ESG investing in a new normal, including:

  • Balancing the evolving needs of investors, employees, and society to promote better investment outcomes

  • Assessing the most critical ESG factors across markets and sectors

  • The methodologies industries are using to quantify outcomes and mitigate risks

  • How investors can embrace a more active approach to drive progress

Register now to access our digital dialogue to examine the evolution of ESG and its impact across markets and investment portfolios.


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Featured Press Release

PineBridge Backs the IFC’s Landmark Global Social Bond Program to Fight Covid-19

The World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), issued a US$1bn three-year Global Social Bond on 11 March 2020 to support resilience-building programs against Covid-19. The issuance was widely recognized as a historic transaction given challenging market conditions at the time. 

PineBridge’s Global Fixed Income team championed the early funding of the inaugural COVID-19 social bonds and successfully invested in this innovative structure on behalf of eligible investors.

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PineBridge’s Industry Partnerships

Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

As a member of this initiative, we join an international group of asset managers committed to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, in line with global efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius; and to supporting investing aligned with net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner.^

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change

As a member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, we participate with other industry peers to inform, align and support investors in ultimately safeguarding and enhancing long term returns across their investments in listed equity and corporate bonds. This includes a focus on seeking to ensure investee companies are working to business strategies that are consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.5

SASB Alliance

As a member of the Alliance, we join members of the industry in aligning material sustainability information into our existing investment processes, while seeking to standardize disclosure to help both companies and investors develop best practices.1

Task Force

As a member of the Task Force, we join a focus to promote more informed investment, credit and insurance underwriting decisions, and in turn, enable stakeholders to better understand the concentrations of carbon-related assets in the financial sector and the financial system’s exposure to climate- related risks.2

ILPA

We joined the Diversity in Action initiative as a founding signatory in 2020, which brings together limited partners (LPs) and general partners (GPs) who share a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the private equity industry.4

Swiss Sustainable Finance

Seeking to strengthen the position of Switzerland in the global marketplace for sustainable finance by informing, educating, and catalyzing growth. The association, founded in 2014, unites 183 members and network partners, from financial service providers and investors to universities and business schools, public sector entities, and other interested organizations.3

UN Global Compact (the Compact)

The world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Compact (the Compact) aims to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create a better world. The Compact supports companies to do business responsibly by aligning strategies with key principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.6

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For illustrative purposes only, as of 18 January 2022. ^Source: https://www.netzeroassetmanagers.org/ 1Source: https://www.sasb.org/alliance-membership/organizational-members/  2Source: https://www.fsb-tcfd.org/. 3Source: https://www.sustainablefinance.ch/ 4 Source Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). 5https://www.iigcc.org/our-work/corporate-programme/. 6Source: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/.

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ESG Spotlight with Refinitiv


ESG Playbook

Sustainable Finance and ESG: The 2020 Playbook

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ESG investing and sustainable finance have become mainstream concerns centering on profitability, risk reduction, human capital development, diversity – and creating more sustainable investing strategies. Here Refinitiv collates 15 trends that will gain momentum in 2020, with an article featuring PineBridge’s Alessia Falsarone, Head of Sustainable Investing.

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ESG Podcast

ESG Through The Lens of Institutional Investors

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Hear Alessia Falsarone, Head of Sustainable Investing, Senior Portfolio Risk Strategist for Developed Markets Fixed Income speak to the latest developments affecting financial markets and how ESG is driving emerging industries that are creating opportunities for investors.

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ESG Investing Across Asset Classes

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Solutions

By integrating ESG factors into our investment process, we are able to better fulfill our mission of partnering with clients to achieve their specific investment objectives

Multi-Asset

Multi-Asset

Fixed Income

Fixed Income

Equity

Equity

Alternatives

Alternatives

Learn more about our ESG offerings

From process integration to crafting custom ESG products across asset classes, our focus is clear – help our clients define, create and execute on solutions that match alpha and sustainable investing principles.

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