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Responsible Investment News













Responsible Investment News

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August 29, 2016

Aegon joins call for G20 to push green finance ‘asap’

Aegon has signed a letter to G20 governments calling them to not only make good on their commitment to tackle climate change, but to do so as soon as possible.

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Global, August 1, 2016

50 Shades of green: Investments the market is hungry for

Green housing Aegon was recently selected to participate in the world’s first-ever green residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS). The demand for such bonds is high. Will supply keep up?

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United Kingdom, July 25, 2016

Highest rating for Kames in UN Principles for Responsible Investment survey

UN PRI Logo In the United Nation's most recent Principles for Responsible Investment survey, Aegon Asset Management in the UK, Kames Capital, received the maximum possible rating, which was awarded to just 15% of signatories.

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Global, May 25, 2016

Aegon strikes coal mining off investment list

Coal fired power station Aegon has taken the decision to strike coal mining off its investment list, and is further stoking sustainability efforts as part of its strategic objectives.

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Global, May 20, 2016

Responsible Investment at Aegon Asset Management in 2015

Responsible Investment at Aegon Asset Management in 2015 It is clear that among investors there is a widely-held aspiration for more ‘long-term’ investing: investing that is both rewarding and sustainable for the future.

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Global, March 16, 2016

Aegon calls for fewer constraints on sustainable investments

Sun panel fitter on roof Commenting on the transition from a fossil-fuel based economy to a more sustainable energy system, Aegon CEO, Alex Wynaendts said, "I believe we're on the right track, but the process needs to be faster."

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Global, December 22, 2015

Aegon commits to action against climate change

Paris Pledge Logo Following last week’s global climate summit in Paris, where governments adopted the world’s first universal climate change accord, Aegon signed the Paris Pledge for Action, together with more than 500 businesses and investors.

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