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03OCT 2019

Is Bill Gates right about the “zero” climate impact of fossil fuel divestment?

Billionaire Bill Gates claims selling shares of fossil fuel companies is ineffective in the fight against climate change and has had “zero” effect on emissions. We think he has a point.

2019

AUGUST

19AUG 2019

Markets

Are we running out of time in the race against climate change?

This year, we have used up earth’s annual resource budget earlier than ever before. Have we turned up too late to win the race against climate change?

07AUG 2019

Markets

Should municipal bonds be a core holding for ESG investors?

Investors on the lookout for ways to invest more responsibly may have overlooked the ESG characteristics inherent in many municipal bonds.

JULY

30JUL 2019

Markets

Is sustainable air travel an electric dream?

The electrification of small planes is an exciting development, but it won’t be anywhere near enough to offset aviation’s hefty carbon footprint.

29JUL 2019

Markets

Climate Progress Dashboard: new emissions pledges fail to change outlook

A pick-up in renewable energy capacity moves the dial in the right direction, but this is cancelled out by increased fossil fuel production and continued growth in reserves.

24JUL 2019

Markets

Why we're at a tipping point for clean energy

Renewable energy has been around for a while but there are now three drivers working together to speed up the transition away from fossil fuels.

22JUL 2019

Watch/Listen

Three themes driving energy transition

In this short video Mark Lacey, Head of Commodities, reveals three drivers behind the energy sector’s transition to renewables.

19JUL 2019

Markets

Sustainable Investment Report Q2 2019

In our Q2 Sustainable Investment Report we provide an update on the current and future state of engagement and discuss how industries ranging from fashion, to aviation, to waste, will be transformed.