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Economics

20MAY 2019

Can Amazon really be a climate change champion?

The e-commerce giant has a chequered history when it comes to climate change, but recent steps towards carbon reduction mean we see it as a future force for good.

2019

APRIL

26APR 2019

Economics

Have investors missed the real revolution in electric vehicles?

Investors are focused on an anticipated boom in electric cars. The true acceleration in demand is happening elsewhere.

24APR 2019

Economics

What is the Green New Deal and what does it mean for investors?

The US Green New Deal is a highly ambitious project to tackle climate change and inequality, which we think represents a major shift in the way investors think about climate change.

16APR 2019

Economics

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.

11APR 2019

Economics

SustainEx: Quantifying the hidden costs of companies’ social impacts

Andrew Howard, Head of Sustainable Research, explains how SustainEx works and what affect the societal costs it measures could have on future profitability.

01APR 2019

Economics

Trash talk: why waste might not be wasted

With consumers showing few signs of cutting down on the waste they create, we look at how our rubbish can be used to produce energy and reduce the use of fossil fuels.

MARCH

27MAR 2019

Economics

The material consequences of choosing sustainable fashion

More and more consumers are voting with their wallets to demand more sustainable textiles. The shift has huge implications for one of the planet’s largest industries.

22MAR 2019

Economics

Sustainable Investment Report 2018

In a foreword to Schroders annual Sustainable Investment Report, chief executive Peter Harrison explains how the company's approach to investing is serving a wider social purpose.