Responsible Investing

In this report: data privacy failures bug investors; how passive funds use diplomacy as well as voting to effect change; UK policymakers target pension fund laggards; recruiters track rising demand for ESG specialists; hedge funds find a role for sustainable investing

The scandal that engulfed Facebook is forcing managers to look more closely at risks

Managers use private meetings to effect change at companies — but are coy on results

Finding data on worker demographics is a challenge for responsible investment teams

Client demand prompts managers to embrace responsible investing techniques

Applications are up but the right skills are hard for funds to find

Policymakers are trying to steer more UK schemes towards sustainable investing