The rise of the digital economy, growing demographic shifts and the changing climate are just some of the forces fundamentally altering how we work and invest today, and how we will live tomorrow.

Insights

China tackles the dirty work of finance

Excluding clean coal from projects eligible for green bonds moves the country closer to global standards

Social climbing: ESG investors get their heads around social risks

Thanks to COVID-19, ESG factors - and the social element in particular - are in the limelight

The environmental impact of COVID-19 and will robots replace animals in captivity?

The pandemic’s environmental impact, new estimates of population decline and are robotic aquariums the future?

COVID-19: Stewardship and the pandemic

How has the coronavirus crisis impacted stewardship and how we might invest?

10 ways the longevity economy is changing the way we live now

Longevity is about ‘whole of life’ – not just end of life. People of all ages are likely to use goods and services that come under this umbrella – which includes wellness, health and me ...

Office life reinvented: What now for the future of real estate?

COVID-19 has prompted millions of people to work from home – what does this mean for commercial property investors?

The pandemic’s gender bias needs urgent fixing

Women faced a century-long wait to reach parity with men before the coronavirus. Now that timeline is looking ambitious.

The electric vehicle revolution could be a benchmark for the circular economy

What might be the future of electric vehicles – and the opportunities and risks at play?

What is the future of a cashless society in a post-COVID-19 world?

COVID-19 has accelerated the use of cashless payments - what role are payments companies playing in this transition, and what does it mean for investors?