Congratulations to the 2018 winners

Best ESG Fund Management Group (Generalist)
Hermes Investment Management – WINNER
Kempen Capital Management
Martin Currie Investment Management 
Montanaro Asset Management 
Newton Investment Management 
Pictet Asset Management
Robeco – highly commended


Best ESG Fund Management Group (Specialist)
Castlefield Investment Partners 
DWS Responsible Investments 
EdenTree Investment Management – WINNER
HSBC Global Asset Management 
Impax Asset Management – highly commended
Kames Capital 
Legal and General Investment Management
Liontrust Asset Management

Best Environmental Fund
CB Save Earth Fund
Impax Environmental Markets Plc – WINNER
Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities Fund


Best Ethical Investment Fund
Amity UK Fund
CB European Quality Fund
Kames Ethical Cautious Managed Fund 
Kames Ethical Equity Fund
Newton SRI Fund for Charities
Premier Ethical Fund
Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund – WINNER
Standard Life Investments UK Ethical Fund


Best ESG Investment Fund

Arabesque Systematic
Davy ESG Equity Fund
F&C Responsible Global Equity Fund
Hermes Global Equity ESG Fund – WINNER
Kempen (Lux) Sustainable European Small-cap Fund
LGIM Future World Gender in Leadership UK Index Fund
Muzinich Bondyield ESG Fund


Best Sustainable Investment Fund
Brown Advisory – U.S. Sustainable Growth Fund
Castel Residential Property Fund
FP WHEB Sustainability Fund – WINNER
Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund
Insight Sustainable Euro Corporate bond fund
Janus Henderson Global Sustainable Equity Fund
Kames Global Sustainable Equity Fund
Liontrust Sustainable Future Managed Fund 
Royal London Sustainable World Trust
Wellington Global Impact Fund


Best New Entrant – Fund
Baillie Gifford Positive Change Fund
Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable European Fund
Foresight Smart Bonds Fund
FP Foresight UK Infrastructure Income Fund (FP FIIF)
M&G Impact Financing Fund – WINNER
Montanaro Better World Fund
UBAM – EM Sustainable High Grade Corporate Bond
VT Gravis Clean Energy Income Fund


Best New Entrant – Services
Heartwood Sustainable Multi Asset Strategies
Smart Pension
Tribe Sustainable Impact Model Portfolio Service – WINNER


Award for Innovation (Funds)
Amundi Planet Emerging Green One
Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable Portfolio Fund 
Davy ESG ex Fossil Fuels
HSBC Global Lower Carbon Bond Fund
Mirova Natural Capital Althelia Funds
Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities Fund
RobecoSAM Global SDG Credits Fund – WINNER
Standard Life Investments Global Equity Impact Fund
Threadneedle (Lux) European Social Bond Fund
Trium Morphic ESG L/S UCITS


Award for Innovation (Portfolios)
Canaccord ESG Service
Barclays Sustainable Total Return Strategy
Financial Express Investments – Responsibly Managed Portfolios
Thomas and Thomas Pro-Ethical Portfolio Service – WINNER


Award for Innovation (Non-fund)
Arabesque S-Ray
CPR Asset Management – Risk Management through ESG material signals
ixo Protocol – WINNER
Schroders Climate Progress Dashboard
Thomson Reuters ESG Data


Award for Innovation (Research & Methodology)
BMO Global Asset Management – SDG Mapping and Engagement 
Bridges Fund Management – Impact Management Project – WINNER
Davy Asset Management – ESG Valuation Model
Morningstar® Portfolio Carbon Risk ScoreTM
RobecoSAM SDG framework
S&P Global Ratings Green Evaluation
Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index
Tribe Impact Methodology
WHEB Asset Management – Impact Report 2017 and Interactive Impact Microsite


Best ESG Research Team
AVPN
BMO Global Asset Management – WINNER
DWS
Hermes Investment Management
Montanaro Asset Management
S&P Global Ratings
Storebrand Asset Management


Best Thought Leadership Paper on Sustainable Investing
AVPN – The Continuum of Capital in Asia – WINNER
Castlefield Investment Partners – Corporate Governance – “Remuneration: Pension Provisions”
DWS – Measuring Physical Climate Risk in Equity Portfolios
EdenTree Investment Management – The Future of Work
Fidelity – Pulling away: Inequality as an ESG risk 
Hermes – Modern Slavery: The true cost of cobalt mining
Lazard Asset Management – The Growing Importance of the “E” in ESG / Giving Credit Where It’s Due
Morningstar – Passive Fund Providers Take an Active Approach to Investment Stewardship
P1 Investment Management – Investing in extreme weather conditions
Schroders – Carbon Value at Risk

Source: Investment Week  2018


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