2020 Finalists

Congratulations to all of our finalists in 2020!

Best Thought Leadership Paper

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments: Strategic Asset Allocation: ESG's New Frontier
  • Aberdeen Standard Investments - Going Green – A climate policy toolkit for investors
  • Amundi and IFC - EMERGING MARKET GREEN BONDS Report 2019
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management - Wells, Wires and Wheels
  • Edentree Investment Management: Mind the gap
  • ESG Portfolio Management GmbH: Quantitative Credit Rating Models including ESG factors
  • M&G Investments - Pandemic: The inextricable link between human, animal and ecosystem health and the emergence of communicable disease
  • Montanaro Asset Management: Renewable Energy; The Biomass Debate
  • Morningstar, Inc - Investing in Times of Climate Change. An Expanding Array of Choices for Climate-Aware Investors
  • Morningstar, Inc: Asset Managers as Stewards of Sustainable Business. Implications of the Rise in Passive Investing
  • PIMCO - ESG Investing Report: Bonds ESG Into Action
  • RobecoSAM AG: Covid-19 and ESG data: Spotting the cracks before the quake
  • S&P Global Ratings - Space, The Next Frontier: Spatial Finance And Environmental Sustainability
  • Triodos Investment Management: Turning the page. A radical agenda for economic transformation
  • Vontobel Asset Management: Navigating with ESG Ratings: What you need to know
  • WWF and Ninety One - Sustainability & Satellites: New frontiers in sovereign debt investing

Best Sustainable and ESG Research Team

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • AllianceBernstein LP / Sustainable Global Thematic Equities
  • BMO Global Asset Management - Responsible Investment Team
  • Brown Advisory
  • Citi Research & Global Insights
  • EQ Investors
  • Montanaro Asset Management
  • Morningstar UK Ltd
  • Nordea Asset Management
  • Pictet Asset Management

Best Sustainable & ESG Research & Ratings Provider

  • Morningstar, Inc.
  • S&P Global Ratings’ Sustainable Finance Team
  • Sustainalytics
  • Truvalue Labs

Best Newcomer

  • AllianceBernstein Responsible US Equities
  • FP Foresight Global Real Infrastructure Fund
  • GIB Global ESG-Plus
  • Morningstar MPS – ESG Range
  • Nomura Global Sustainable Equity
  • The Big Exchange
  • TwentyFour Sustainable Short Term Bond Income
  • Urban Impact Ventures Sustainable Cities Impact Fund I
  • Wealthify Ethical range
  • Wellington Global Stewards

Best Sustainable & ESG Education Initiative

  • AllianceBernstein: Climate Science and Portfolio Implications curriculum
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management & the CFA Institute: Sustainable Investing Game Show
  • Candriam: The Candriam Academy
  • CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK): Certificate in ESG Investing

Best Sustainable & ESG Wealth Manager/ DFM Group

  • Aberdeen Standard Capital
  • EQ Investors
  • P1 Investment Management
  • Tribe Impact Capital
  • Wealthify

Best Group for ESG Integration

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • African Infrastructure Investment Managers
  • Alquity Investment Management
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • Foresight Group LLP
  • Newton Investment Management
  • Portland Hill Asset Management
  • Schroders

Best Sustainable and ESG Equity fund

  • BMO Responsible Global Equity Fund
  • Candriam SRI Equity Emerging Markets Fund
  • Carmignac Portfolio Grande Europe Fund
  • Impax Global Opportunities Strategy
  • Jupiter Global Sustainable Equities Fund
  • Nordea 1 - Emerging Stars Equity Fund
  • Rathbone Global Sustainability Fund
  • RobecoSAM Smart Energy Fund

Best Sustainable & ESG Multi-Asset Fund

  • Aegon Ethical Cautious Managed Fund 
  • Barclays Sustainable Strategy
  • Jupiter Global Ecology Diversified
  • Nest Retirement Date Funds

Most Innovative Launch

  • AllianceBernstein Green Managed Volatility Equities Fund
  • CPR Invest - Social Impact Fund
  • EQ Future Leaders Portfolios
  • Fidelity Funds (FF) Sustainable Reduced Carbon Bond Fund
  • Pictet-Sustainable Emerging Debt Blend Fund
  • PIMCO Climate Bond Strategy
  • Schroders International Selection Fund (ISF) Sustainable Multi-Asset Income

Best Sustainable & ESG Bond Fund

  • AB Sustainable Thematic Global Credit Fund
  • EdenTree Amity Sterling Bond Fund
  • Aegon Ethical Corporate Bond Fund
  • Pictet-Global Sustainable Credit Fund
  • Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund

Best Green Bond Fund

  • Allianz Green Bond Fund
  • Green Credit Continuum Fund

Best Impact Fund

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments Global Equity Impact Fund
  • Baillie Gifford Positive Change Fund
  • FP WHEB Sustainability Fund
  • Montanaro Better World Fund
  • Nomura Global Sustainable Equity Fund
  • Threadneedle European Social Bond Fund
  • UBAM - Positive Impact Equity Fund
  • Wellington Global Impact Bond Fund

Best Sustainable & ESG Alternative Assets Fund

  • IDEAS Managed Fund
  • JLEN Environmental Assets Group Limited
  • VT Gravis Clean Energy Income Fund

Best Environmental/Climate Change Fund

  • Candriam SRI Equity Climate Action Fund
  • Davy Low Carbon Equity Fund
  • Impax Environmental Markets plc
  • Ninety One Global Environment Fund
  • Nordea 1 – Global Climate and Environment Fund
  • Pictet-Global Environmental Opportunities Fund
  • RobecoSAM Smart Energy Fund
  • Schroder International Selection Fund (ISF) Global Energy Transition
  • Vontobel Fund - Clean Technology Fund

Best Sustainable & ESG Index or Service Provider

  • BMO Global Asset Management
  • J.P. Morgan Global Index Research
  • Morningstar, Inc.
  • Solactive ISS ESG Climate Transition Benchmark Index Series

Best Sustainable & ESG ETF

  • BNP PARIBAS EASY ECPI Circular Economy Leaders UCITS ETF
  • Invesco GBP Corporate Bond ESG UCITS ETF
  • iShares MSCI Europe SRI UCITS ETF

Sustainable & ESG Fund Management Group of the Year

  • BMO Global Asset Management
  • BNP Paribas Funds
  • EdenTree Investment Management
  • Federated Hermes
  • Foresight Group LLP
  • Impax Asset Management
  • Montanaro Asset Management
  • Nordea Asset Management
  • Pictet Asset Management
  • Robeco
  • WHEB Asset Management

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

To be announced at the awards ceremony