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In brief - 2017


Full carbon compensation for Natixis Asset Management

Natixis Asset Management offset 100% of its direct carbon emissions in 2017 for the second year in a row. This fresh breakthrough is a natural extension of the initiative that kicked off in 2009 with the implementation of an annual carbon review to gain a greater insight into our environmental footprint and identify concrete steps to reduce it.


Natixis Asset Management – a fervent supporter of responsible initiatives

Natixis Asset Management is actively involved in encouraging issuers to improve their environmental, social and governance practices (ESG) as part of its ambitious and extensive CSR policy.


Natixis AM’s fourth CSR report focuses on carbon compensation

Natixis Asset Management has just published this year’s CSR report. 2016 will be remembered as the year when the full extent of Natixis Asset Management’s corporate social responsibility commitment was recognized, with a range of awards applauding the quality and transparency of our approach. The company won the Bronze award in the “Best CSR Innovation and Overall CSR Approach” category at the fourth French CSR Awards or Nuit de la RSE, and it achieved joint second position in the fifth edition of the 2017 Responsible Investor Awards for the quality of its CSR report last year.


Blockchain technology applauded at AM TECH DAY

The FundsDLT platform, which enables fund managers to use blockchain technology, has won the “Most Innovative Fintech of the Year” award at the eighth AM TECH DAY by l’AGEFI, organized on October 9.


Our Smart Beta approach on Global Sovereign Bonds

Factor investing and Smart Beta strategies have been a major trend among equity investors in the
recent years. The trend came hand in hand with a growing demand for passive investment solutions, lower management costs and most importantly better risk-adjusted return investments.


UN PRI: Natixis Asset Management stands out again for its commitments

Natixis Asset Management has been a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, or UN PRI, since 2008 and is committed to promoting greater awareness of CSR aspects in its investment decisions.


Blockchain testing : a first transaction sucessfully completed

On 16 June, Natixis Asset Management announced the start of – in collaboration with Fundsquare, InTech and KPMG Luxembourg – a series of tests on the FundsDLT platform, which enables asset managers to use blockchain technology.


European small caps shouldn’t be overlooked

Read equity markets analysis by Yves Maillot, Head of European equities at Natixis Asset Management


FundsDLT: Natixis AM tests blockchain technology

On June 16, Natixis Asset Management announced that it had started testing the FundsDLT blockchain-powered platform for fund managers.


Natixis AM voted one of best asset managers on Paris financial market

The Extel survey among finance professionals (investment managers, listed companies, etc.) singles out the best companies in the sector across brokerage, asset management and financial communications each year. This year, more than 15,000 professionals and almost 4,600 companies voted in the Extel awards, with the results published exclusively in French financial daily les Échos.


On 3 April 2018, Natixis Asset Management became Ostrum Asset Management.