Whitepapers
We must approach public equities with an 'impact' mindset
HEIDI RIDLEY  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
When asked about 'impact', the first reaction of many investors is to point to private markets. We argue that, if we are indeed to achieve the massive social and environmental objectives that are needed, we must enlist the public markets, specifically ...
Science-based targets key to addressing the world's biggest challenges
LOUISE WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020
The global pandemic has offered few, if any, positive outcomes. It has precipitated a global recession the likes of which hasn't been seen since World War II, increased joblessness in the US alone by over 800%, and driven the first quarter global ...
Successful ESG integration: moving from why to how
GUILLAUME MASCOTTO  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020
Recent regulatory developments suggest that environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is neither a fad nor a subjective enterprise. Rather, it has become a critical part of day-to-day investment management. Global investor commitment to ESG ...
Deep Decarbonisation: Green Hydrogen, Net Zero, and the Future of the EU-ETS
MARK LEWIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
Beyond the fuel-switch paradigm: The EU-ETS and the goal of net-zero emissions Given the economic shock to the EU-ETS from COVID, the price of EU carbon allowances (EUAs) has held up remarkably well in recent months. From a low of €14.3/t in the early ...
The future is now: the future of sustainable investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
As this most unusual year draws to a close, this roundtable presented a unique opportunity to gather a panel of experts from a diverse range of backgrounds - asset owners, asset managers, consultants and industry bodies - to discuss how sustainable investing ...
Hydrogen's role in the green economy
ANTOINE CHAMPENIER  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020
Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in existence. People have imagined possible applications for hydrogen for a long time, but these ideas have often been full of promise yet short on delivery. So far, the element's uses have mostly been ...
Understanding Impact Investment
MATTHEW TOMINC  |  FRIDAY, 6 NOV 2020
Over the past two years, the domestic market for impact investing has tripled from A$5.7 billion to a staggering A$19.9 billion as investors increase their focus on the sector, and investment managers respond by developing new strategies. Once a niche ...
The 2020 US election: an infrastructure perspective
TIM HUMPHREYS  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
Both Republicans and Democrats recognise the need for and the stimulative benefit of infrastructure investment, particularly when fiscal spending is needed during recession. However, even before COVID-19, there was an urgent need for spending on American ...
The intersection of conduct culture and company value
SUSHEELA PERES DA COSTA  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
Note: this article was first written in 2018 Overview The ethical conduct, trustworthiness and 'social licence to operate' of a company matter to the community and consumers, especially in a post-GFC world. But what about shareholders? They want ...
Three lessons when assessing ESG risks
JOSHUA KENDALL  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
Wirecard, the German payments company, filed for insolvency on 25 June 2020 after the group revealed over-indebtedness and reported incidences of fraud. Having issued an investment grade bond in September 2019 at a yield of around 0.5%, in less than ...
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