Environmental

2016

NOVEMBER

01NOV 2016

Markets

Sustainable Investment Report - Q3 2016

In this quarter's Sustainable Investment Report we look at new regulations aimed at preventing modern slavery and the consumer companies that could be most affected.

MAY

06MAY 2016

Markets

Sustainable Investment Report - Q1 2016

This quarter's Sustainable Investment Report focuses on the convergence of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations with fiduciary duties and the investment industry's challenge to turn those good intentions into practice.

MARCH

02MAR 2016

Economics

Schroders climate change survey: economists expect inflationary impact

We surveyed economists at investment banks regarding the impact of climate change on the world economy. The results supported our own analysis that climate change represents a significant threat and will likely be inflationary, while short-termism hampers mitigation efforts.

2015

DECEMBER

15DEC 2015

Markets

Climate change talks reach successful conclusion

We welcome the degree of consensus behind the Paris Agreement and see it as an important step in the transition to a low carbon economy

14DEC 2015

Markets

Oil and gas companies: the carbon risk

We take a look at how investors can assess a company's overall exposure to carbon risk.

NOVEMBER

12NOV 2015

Economics

Climate change matters: a roundup of events in October

The ESG team takes a look at recently released reports about the impact of climate change on the oceans and global GDP, and discusses some of the other climate change-related developments in October.

OCTOBER

26OCT 2015

Economics

Climate change matters: a roundup of events in September

The ESG team takes a close look at the latest carbon emission targets that have been submitted ahead of December's UN climate change conference.

AUGUST

18AUG 2015

Economics

Climate change matters: a roundup of events in July

In this monthly newsletter, the ESG team reviews recent climate change-related developments, including an update on country pledges ahead of December's United Nations Climate Change Conference.

13AUG 2015

Markets

Is climate change a threat to insurance-linked bonds?

Savvy investors are constantly looking for new ways to diversify their portfolios, and the ongoing search has led many to look at insurance-linked securities (ILS). We look at one of the key questions surrounding the asset class.

JULY

29JUL 2015

Economics

Climate change and the global economy: policy responses

In the last of a series of four articles, our economists look at some popular policy responses, concluding that we should act sooner rather than later to avoid potential future costs.