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Economics

26NOV 2019

Green growth: a low-carbon dream?

Reducing global production and consumption is gaining traction as a potential solution to the climate crisis. However, we think green growth is possible and highlight why investors should care.

2019

NOVEMBER

04NOV 2019

Economics

Two lessons from the underperformance of alternative energy

Alternative energy stocks have significantly lagged the wider market over the last five years – what does this tell us about investing in the sector?

01NOV 2019

Economics

How global cities are promoting sustainability and helping to fight climate change

The commitment by many global cities to sustainable real estate goals is not only the right thing to do from a social perspective, it could make sense for investors too.

OCTOBER

30OCT 2019

Economics

Global transformation: tackling climate change in five charts

Addressing climate change is not only going to transform the global economy, it’s going to divert trillions of dollars of investment every year. So, what does this mean for investors?

29OCT 2019

Economics

Will CO2 rules choke car industry profits?

Europe’s car industry needs to tackle the huge challenge posed by new emissions regulations. But for those who do, it’s a major opportunity.

28OCT 2019

Economics

What Thomas Cook's collapse tells us about the power of disruption

Thomas Cook's collapse after 178 years shows that even the most venerable of businesses are not immune to the power of disruptive change. We look at some of the causes of its demise.

25OCT 2019

Economics

Have we reached a new tipping point in the battle to halt climate change?

The recent UN Climate Action Summit prompted significant commitments by countries, corporations and investors alike. However, more decisive action will be needed to achieve the targets set out in the Paris Agreement.

23OCT 2019

Economics

How sustainable investing could calm our rising eco-anxiety

Increasing numbers of people feel overwhelmed by the challenge of climate change. Investing our money in a sustainable way could potentially boost our psychological well-being.