An array of solar panels BMO Launches Suite of ESG ETFs to Support Responsible Investing

 

Responsible investing

BMO Asset Management Inc. has announced the launch of seven ESG (environment, social and governance) ETFs, including the first balanced ESG ETF in Canada. The move strengthens our ability to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life by empowering customers to invest their savings in a sustainable way. “A recent BMO survey shows investors […]

BMO and Bloomberg partner to host Sustainable Finance Week

 

Corporate social responsibility, Responsible investing

BMO is proud to be the exclusive Canadian sponsor of the upcoming Bloomberg Sustainable Finance Week (SFW), which runs from December 2 to 6. The event brings together market-moving players across the world to discuss emerging trends and visionary ideas for this growing industry. In the last 10 years alone, sustainable assets under management grew […]

BMO GAM takes two awards in Investment Week’s Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards 2019

 

Corporate social responsibility, Responsible investing

BMO’s Responsible Global Equity Fund (£600m AUM) has been recognised by the respected UK industry magazine Investment Week as the Best ESG Investment Fund for 2019, the second time it has won. The Fund, which was launched in October 1987, focuses on businesses that are proactively and effectively managing their own ESG risks and opportunities, […]

A field of yellow flowers with wind turbines in the background BMO issues its first Sustainability Bond

 

Responsible investing

BMO has issued a U.S. $500 million Sustainability Bond – the first of its kind for the bank and a significant step forward in our commitment to grow the good for a sustainable future. The bond market reacted positively to the move, with demand reaching $2 billion. Sustainability bonds’ power to mobilize capital and solve […]

A woman wearing a hard hat takes inventory on a clipboard Sustainability podcast on collaboration in ESG investing

 

Responsible investing

New on BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast, an inside look at responsible investment with Sustainability Leaders host, David Sneyd, Vice President, Analyst, Responsible Investment at BMO GAM.  David talks about how BMO GAM looks at ESG issues, and then hosts a conversation with James Coldwell from ShareAction, an NGO in the UK with whom David’s team collaborates on a number of ESG issues. James […]

BMO sustainable fund recognized

 

Impact investing, Responsible investing

The Money Observer has named the BMO Sustainable Opportunities Global Equity Fund as the Best Smaller Fund in the Global Growth category for 2019. With 1-year and 3-year returns of 13.6% and 52.6% respectively the publication noted that the £52 million fund had produced “higher returns with less volatility than many of its competitors.” According to Nick Henderson, one of the […]

Canadian flag flying high above evergreen trees BMO’s Sustainability Leaders Podcast Spotlights Responsible Investing Trends

 

Corporate social responsibility, Responsible investing

The latest episode of BMO Sustainability Leaders Podcast provides a general overview of responsible investing in Canada, as well as a deeper dive into some of its best practices and most interesting trends. Alison Schneider, Director of Responsible Investing for the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCO) and Dustyn Lanz, CEO of the Responsible Investment Association […]

Responsible Investing BMO launches a unique responsible investing fund with small and mid-sized businesses around the world.

 

Impact investing, Responsible investing

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people are able to enjoy peace and prosperity. Each of the 17 Goals includes specific targets, along with indicators that are intended to help focus efforts, monitor progress and promote accountability. At […]

Lead Manager of the Year BMO wins award for sustainability bond partnership with World Bank

 

Responsible investing

BMO is a long-time leader in promoting gender equality, and we’re always looking for innovative ways to create positive change. So we’re proud that BMO Capital Markets has been recognized for acting as joint lead manager for the World Bank’s two Canadian dollar-denominated sustainable development bonds in 2018. Each bond raised $1 billion, and both […]

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