Tomorrow Augmented - The effects of Asia’s megacities on climate change

There are 49 megacities in the world, and by 2025, 33 of them will be in Asia, according to GlobalData. A megacity is most often defined as a city with a population of more than 10 million and...

RI - Green bonds: How active management aims to make the most of a dynamic sector

The market for financing linked to environmentally friendly projects and companies is heading rapidly towards the $1trn mark.

RI - Climate Alignment Principles: How to invest in line with a +1.5˚C goal

As efforts to deliver on the Paris Agreement galvanise, investors are beginning to
switch from simple commitments to tangible actions.

RI - Impact investing: How private and listed markets offer choice for investors seeking positive change

There is demand for ESG to go beyond basic integration, towards positive impact

RI - Green bonds market expected to top the $1trn mark in 2021

Despite the year’s myriad of challenges, 2020 represented a huge step forward for the green bond market.

Tomorrow Augmented - We must not sacrifice the environmental crisis just to resolve an economic one

Governments should beware sacrificing global decarbonisation efforts on the altar of economic prosperity, but likewise must not decelerate growth to achieve a cleaner world. Better to find a way to...

Tomorrow Augmented Industrialised agriculture: How the reliance on soybean harms biodiversity

The Leaders’ Pledge for Nature sets an ambitious target for protecting biodiversity - we look to the humble soybean as an example of what needs to change, and why.

Tomorrow Augmented The future of autonomous vehicles: China in the driving seat

The shift to a more digitally enhanced way of working and living has quickened the pace of development towards a driverless future.

Tomorrow Augmented COVID-19: Accelerating the energy transition and driving climate-friendly investment opportunities

Global lockdowns have had a positive impact on the environment. But will the crisis help accelerate the transition towards renewable energy, and what might the investment implications be?

Tomorrow Augmented Can Electric Vehicles Help Drive a Green Recovery?

In partnership with Bloomberg, we look at the potential future of transport - and whether electric vehicles might drive change

Tomorrow Augmented The changing climate for sustainable investment

This Decade of Transition series looks at how environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment will play a fundamental role in achieving a more sustainable future

Tomorrow Augmented Why less carbon means stronger growth for the global economy

We are at the start of a transitioning period towards a lower carbon economy, which doesn’t mean less economic growth - it means more.

Tomorrow Augmented The value of corporate governance in a more sustainable world

How governance is increasingly influenced by investors engaging with companies about their impact on the world.

Macrocast 83 - Forward-looking and short-sighted

• Inflation expectations tend to be “over-sensitive” to the current message of business surveys, which have good predictive power over a short horizon only.

Macrocast #84 - The cost of dominance

The high level meeting between US and Chinese officials last week was acrimonious.

Iggo's insight - A token price

Part of the crypto finance infrastructure went public this week by issuing traditional equity on a traditional exchange to raise traditional dollars.

Research - UK Budget: Next steps, not complete vision

David Page, Head of Macro Research, comments on the UK Budget and outlook for medium-term public finances.

Market Thinking - COVID-19: Why 2020 is not 2008 – the fund manager view

As we consider how the world will recover from COVID-19, it is vital that we remain aware of how this crisis is very different in nature to the market shock of 2008/2009 and understand how this...