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Net Zero Emissions through investments: Road testing a pilot for intermediary target setting
Climate change is providing challenges for investors in every corner of financial markets. Perhaps the most fundamental of these lies in understanding how our portfolios align with the global goals d ...
COVID-19: Investors find new ways to drive positive social outcomes
The COVID-19 pandemic has put corporate ESG practices in the spotlight.
Biodiversity crisis: Why agriculture threatens biodiversity, and how responsible investors can respond
Biodiversity plays a crucial role in protecting our health. It is only by understanding and respecting its limits that we will maintain the ecosystems that ensure our survival.
How to blend factors to invest sustainably
How do you like your coffee? Whatever you prefer, all coffees contain a small number of key ingredients. Factor investing may sound complex, but in essence, it’s nothing new. For decades, investors h ...
2020 Proxy Voting Season Review: Beyond ‘business as usual’
The global COVID-19 pandemic brought disruption to voting season across Europe, North America and Japan. Companies struggled to host in-person meetings, but many quickly moved to hold virtual AGMs, a ...
COVID-19: Stewardship and the pandemic
How has the coronavirus crisis impacted stewardship and how we might invest?
ESG and financial returns: The academic perspective
An increasing amount of academic research is showing that the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can potentially lead to better performance for both companies and the ...
Strategic Asset Allocation for a +1.5°C World: a proposed framework
Climate change is material risk - Global warming poses long-term physical risks as the climate changes, as well as nearer term risks as the energy sector shifts from fossil fuels to low-carbon altern ...