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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.