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Can ESG screening provide a buffer for fixed income investors?
The unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus put in place by governments and policymakers worldwide has supported bond markets for much of 2020 and 2021, but fixed income investors have faced chall ...
The market takes up the challenge of the SFDR
The EU Sustainable Financial Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which has just entered into force, is a watershed for sustainable finance.
China green bonds: Seeking harmonisation in a sector that could boost the climate change fight
As part of AXA IM’s commitment to fighting climate change, we aim to be a leading investor in the green bond market.
Did 2020 deliver a premium for the top ESG equities?
There is no shortage of studies highlighting that investors increasingly want their portfolios to be not only financially rewarding but also responsible. It appears that not even the dramatic events ...
A wake up call for the energy sector? The IEA’s path to net zero
The energy industry lies at the centre of any attempt to deliver on the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
What does Responsible Investment mean in practice?
Responsible investing refers to strategies and practices that incorporate ESG factors in investment decisions and active ownership.
Engagement is not something which happens over night
Active ownership is about using your rights and influence as an investor to engage investee companies in a productive dialogue and driving change that can make a tangible difference.
Should responsible investors only consider ‘green leaders’?
Instinctively, we are tempted to think that a responsible investor will categorically refuse to invest in companies that pollute or are too resource-intensive
EU Taxonomy: a pathway to superior corporate sustainability
Climate change is arguably the greatest challenge the world currently faces.