As we emerge from the immediacy of the coronavirus pandemic, the scale of the damage becomes ever more apparent. The human toll is stark, with the virus reported to have taken close to three quarters… Read the article
In this month’s video and blog Investment Specialist, Kirsty Clark comments on the hidden costs of complex global supply chains, increasing awareness of the social and environmental costs, and growing calls for greater transparency.… Read the article
While investors’ knowledge about Responsible Investing has generally improved over the past few years, the increasing diversity of thought in the market has created new layers of confusion. Overall, investors are better equipped to grasp… Read the article
EU leaders have agreed in principle on a €750 billion recovery fund, ‘Next Generation EU,’ aimed at helping the EU economy out of the COVID-induced recession.
The European Green Deal as the EU’s recovery… Read the article
With the growing interest in Sustainable investing, many funds and indices are increasingly relying on ESG ratings to indicate the extent of a company’s adherence to, or engagement with, ESG concerns.
However, recent allegations of… Read the article
In this month’s video Kirsty Clark, Investment Specialist, comments on the growing focus on Sustainability and ESG issues in the wake of COVID-19, and how authorities, companies and investors have been responding.
In June, equity… Read the article
In this month’s video Ritu Vohora, Investment Director, looks at the record levels of support from central banks and governments, and asks could the pandemic prompt an alteration in the capitalist model and act… Read the article
Despite the clearly tragic short-term impacts of the coronavirus, could the outbreak be an unintended agent of change? In this month’s video, Investment Director, Ritu Vohora looks at the potential silver lining amidst the fear… Read the article
The changing face of investing: a brief history
The investment industry has gone through a myriad of changes since the turn of the 20th century, fuelled by innovation, technology, regulatory changes and evolving investor preferences.… Read the article
While responsible investment is hardly a new concept, there is a fair degree of confusion around some of the more recently introduced terminology – namely what is meant by ‘ESG’ (environmental, social and governance) and… Read the article
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