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16APR 2019

Infographic: Sustainability Report Q1 2019

In the latest sustainability report we provide an update on the current state of play for sugar, and look at the legalisation of cannabis and climate challenges posed by feeding the planet.

Economics

22MAR 2019

2019

FEBRUARY

15FEB 2019

Economics

Sugar in 2019: Current state of play

Sugar is moving up social and political agendas, handing an advantage to those companies that are already adapting to a more sugar-constrained industry.

01FEB 2019

Economics

Climate Progress Dashboard shows improvement to 3.9°C but more action is needed

Although the COP24 yielded worryingly few advances, there are still glimmers of hope for climate change progress.

2018

DECEMBER

10DEC 2018

Economics

Outlook 2019: Sustainability

The next few years will see rising physical losses from climate-related events, higher taxes to combat intergenerational inequality and tougher conditions for over-levered corporates.

NOVEMBER

08NOV 2018

Economics

Is industry doing enough to tackle antibiotic resistance?

We ask leading experts, including Schroders fund manager John Bowler, what the food and pharmaceutical industries are doing to counter the challenge of increased resistance to antibiotics.

OCTOBER

23OCT 2018

Economics

Is sugar turning Big Food into the next Big Tobacco?

And, if so, is legislation the best option? David Prosser of The Times canvasses opinions on either side.

05OCT 2018

Economics

Will water become more valuable than oil?

Three experts argue whether or not water might one day be more expensive than the fuel that powers the global economy.

SEPTEMBER

03SEP 2018

Economics

ESG in passive: let the buyer beware

Are investors ignoring the small print in their rush to buy funds incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles?