When you think of infrastructure you might immediately picture transport networks, buildings or sewage, water and electrical systems. But as with most things in a world in which the Covid-19 outbreak has shaken up longheld beliefs, the infrastructure sector is becoming a different place too.
Increased client demand in Green Bonds strategies has led to significant inflows: NN IP now manages EUR 3 billion in AuM in dedicated green bond solutions
The new fund expands BNPP AM’s range of sustainable thematic investments and aims to invest in companies best placed to seize opportunities provided by the sustainable use of ocean resources.
ESG assets to reach between EUR 5.5 trillion and EUR 7.6 trillion by 2025, they will make up between 41% and 57% of total mutual fund assets in Europe.
Growth will be driven by strong investor demand and better standards in the market, even though NN IP warns that around 15% of green bonds are still issued by companies involved in controversial practices