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20NOV 2019

Eight things investors need to know about energy storage

With renewable energy growing in importance, effective storage will be vital. And as costs continue to decline, the potential to achieve growth could be huge.

2019

NOVEMBER

04NOV 2019

Equities

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

Alternatives

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

Equities

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

Equities

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

Equities

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

Equities

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.

14OCT 2019

Equities

Disruption from climate change is only just beginning for investors

We are just at the beginning of a very long period in which climate change will have a significant, and increasing, effect on markets. New research suggests investors are not ready.