Winners & Finalists | 2020

Ratings & Research

Best Bank for ESG Research

Finalists:

Citi • Gulf International Bank • State Street Global Advisors

Runner-up:

Gulf International Bank

Winner:

Citi


Best Independent House for ESG Research

Finalists:

Impact-Cubed • QuotedData by Marten & Co • Minerva Analytics • Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research • Sustainalytics • Truvalue Labs

Runner-up:

Minerva Analytics • Sustainalytics

Winner:

Truvalue Labs


Best ESG Ratings Provider

Finalists:

Minerva Analytics • MSCI • S&P Global Ratings • Sustainalytics • Vigeo Eiris

Runner-up:

MSCI

Winner:

S&P Global Ratings

Products

Best ESG ETF Provider

Finalists:

Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta • DWS Xtrackers • IndexIQ by Candriam

Runner-up:

Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta

Winner:

IndexIQ by Candriam


Best ESG Index Provider

Finalists:

FTSE Russell • MSCI • S&P Dow Jones Indices • S-Network Global Indexes • Solactive • STOXX

Runner-up:

Solactive (Winner of Best Disrupter within ESG Index Providers)

Winner:

S&P Dow Jones Indices


Best ESG Data Provider

Finalists:

FTSE Russell • MSCI • Refinitiv • Sustainalytics • Truvalue Labs

Runner-up:

Truvalue Labs (Winner of Best Disrupter within ESG Data Providers)

Winner:

MSCI


Best Specialist ESG Data Provider

Finalists:

Green Investment Group / BloombergNEF • GRESB • Minerva Analytics •
Impact-Cubed • Preqin

Runner-up:

Green Investment Group / BloombergNEF

Winner:

GRESB


Most Innovative ESG Product

Finalists:

Earth Capital • Eurex Exchange • Metzler Asset Management • Nordea Asset Management • Trucost (S&P Global)

Runner-up:

Eurex Exchange

Winner:

Earth Capital

Corporate Strategy

Best Corporate Sustainability Strategy

Finalists:

ACTIAM • ADM Capital Europe • Amundi Asset Management • BNP Paribas Asset Management • FIA Asset Management • WHEB Asset Management

Runner-up:

WHEB Asset Management

Winner:

BNP Paribas Asset Management


Most Innovative ESG Initiative

Finalists:

Affirmative Investment Management • Amundi Asset Management • Fitch Ratings • Man Group • State Street Global Advisors

Runner-up:

Affirmative Investment Management • State Street Global Advisors

Winner:

Amundi Asset Management

Investment Funds

Best Infrastructure Fund

Best ESG Investment Fund: Equities

Finalists:

Artemis Investment Management (Global Select Fund) • BMO Global Asset Management (Responsible Global Equity Fund) • Jupiter Asset Management (Global Sustainable Equities) • Man Group (European Equity Leaders) • Nordea Asset Management (Global Stars Equity Fund) • Portland Hill (ESG European Long/Short & ESG European Long Only) • Storebrand Asset Management (Storebrand Global Solutions)

Runner-up:

Jupiter Asset Management

Winner:

BMO Global Asset Management


Best ESG Investment Fund: Fixed Income

Finalists:

Aegon Asset Management (Sustainable Fixed Income) • Columbia Threadneedle (UK Social Bond Fund) • ESG Portfolio Management (Mayence Fair Value Bond Fund) • Franklin Templeton (Global Bond Fund) • HSBC Global Asset Management (Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund)• State Street Global Advisors (ESG Liquid Reserves Fund)

Runner-up:

Columbia Theadneedle

Winner:

Aegon Asset Management


Best ESG Investment Fund: Multi-Asset

Finalists:

Barclays Private Bank (Barclays Sustainable Strategy) • ESG Portfolio Management (SDG Evolution Flexibel) • Heartwood Investment Management (Multi-Asset Sustainable Funds)

Runner-up:

ESG Portfolio Management

Winner:

Barclays Private Bank


Best ESG Investment Fund: Green Bonds

Finalists:

Affirmative Investment Management (Liquid Impact Fund & Lombard Odier Global Climate Bond Fund) • Amundi Asset Management (Planet Emerging Green One) • AXA Investment Managers (Global Green Bonds)

Runner-up:

AXA Investment Managers

Winner:

Affirmative Investment Management


Best ESG Investment Fund: Impact

Finalists:

ACTIAM (Global Equity Impact Fund) • Barclays (Multi-Impact Growth Fund) • Impax Environmental Markets • Tortoise Advisors (Global Renewable Infrastructure Fund) • Triodos Investment Management (Global Equities Impact Fund) • WHEB Asset Management (FP WHEB Sustainability Fund)

Runner-up:

ACTIAM

Winner:

Impax Environmental Markets


Best ESG Investment Fund: Private Capital

Finalists:

Cibus Fund (ADM Capital Europe) • JLEN Environmental Assets Group Limited

Winner:

JLEN Environmental Assets Group Limited


Investment Fund of the Year

Finalists:

The winners from each Best ESG Investment Fund category

Winner:

Impax Environmental Markets