Sustainability

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Markets

14NOV 2019

Climate Progress Dashboard: lack of action raises risk of significant disruption ahead

The lack of progress so far on limiting temperature rises means more urgent action will be needed in the coming years.

2019

NOVEMBER

04NOV 2019

Markets

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

Markets

What is microfinance and why does it matter for investors?

Microfinance is a promising way to address global problems such as poverty, inequality and environmental damage. But what’s in it for investors?

01NOV 2019

Markets

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

29OCT 2019

Markets

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.

25OCT 2019

Markets

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

Markets

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.

16OCT 2019

Economics

The "inescapable truths" one year on: what's changed?

A year ago we identified the disruptive and economic forces that we thought would shape the decade ahead for investors. These were our "inescapable truths". But do they still hold true?