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20
Nov
2019
Redefining activism: why ESG is good – but no longer enough
The market shifting away from the practice of excluding investments that don’t meet ESG criteria, to an active...
Market Perspectives
The market shifting away from the practice of excluding investments that don’t meet ESG criteria, to an active integration of investments that do. While this is a definite sign of progress, it still isn’t enough.
Redefining activism: why ESG is good – but no longer enough
20
Nov
2019
Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation
How can asset owners adapt to the new market conditions, and what are the main challenges they need to address in the...
Market Perspectives
How can asset owners adapt to the new market conditions, and what are the main challenges they need to address in the coming years?
Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation
22
Oct
2019
The European Union and sustainable finance: An ambitious plan into action
To achieve its climate targets by 2030, the EU Commission has adopted an ambitious action plan to channel investments...
ESG/CSR
To achieve its climate targets by 2030, the EU Commission has adopted an ambitious action plan to channel investments towards a green transition. The public sector and capital markets must invest together to achieve this target.
The European Union and sustainable finance: An ambitious plan into action
15
Oct
2019
Dynamic solutions for sustainable "passive" investing
One of the biggest investment trends over the past decade has been the shift from active to passive investing, with...
ESG/CSR
One of the biggest investment trends over the past decade has been the shift from active to passive investing, with investors being attracted by lower fees and simplicity. Another popular trend is sustainable and responsible investing. Can passive investment strategies supplement active ones to further grow sustainable investing?
Dynamic solutions for sustainable "passive" investing
08
Oct
2019
The smart lamppost: A tool for rethinking town and country planning
Digitalisation is disrupting our daily lives. This is also true for the street lighting market as it paves the way for...
ESG/CSR
Digitalisation is disrupting our daily lives. This is also true for the street lighting market as it paves the way for new use cases by turning the lamppost into a smart asset.
The smart lamppost: A tool for rethinking town and country planning
01
Oct
2019
The main drivers of successful ESG integration across singular asset classes
Several French large Asset managers recently committed to systematic ESG integration across all assets, a series of...
ESG/CSR
Several French large Asset managers recently committed to systematic ESG integration across all assets, a series of declarations likely to widely onboard financial markets within a whole new way of approaching investment decisions.
The main drivers of successful ESG integration across singular asset classes
10
Sep
2019
European Classification of Green Activities
A strategy to get out of an absurd situation
ESG/CSR
A strategy to get out of an absurd situation
European Classification of Green Activities
05
Sep
2019
Empowering investors with an open-source environmental metric
Empowering investors with a powerful open-source environmental metric to guide their investment decisions and measure...
ESG/CSR
Empowering investors with a powerful open-source environmental metric to guide their investment decisions and measure their impacts.
Empowering investors with an open-source environmental metric
30
Jul
2019
Two types of performance promised by sustainable investments
Whereas the success or failure of conventional investments is generally measured on the basis of financial performance...
ESG/CSR
Whereas the success or failure of conventional investments is generally measured on the basis of financial performance indicators such as Alpha, Beta and Sharpe ratio, sustainable investments promise two types of performance: not only do they aim to generate a competitive return that is as good as that of their conventional counterparts, but they also aim to...
Two types of performance promised by sustainable investments