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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
26
Sep
2019
Fund Distribution: great potential but how to unlock it?
While certain areas of finance still have to fully recover from the 2008 financial crisis, there is one industry that...
Market Perspectives
While certain areas of finance still have to fully recover from the 2008 financial crisis, there is one industry that has been doing especially well since then. However, demographic and digitalisation challenges are emerging with the potential to reshape the Asset Management industry completely. They will need to be addressed quickly if today’s players want to...
Fund Distribution: great potential but how to unlock it?
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
25
Jul
2019
Securities Services: no time for complacency
The custody market is becoming highly commoditised and increasingly saturated, making the entire sector vulnerable to...
Technology
The custody market is becoming highly commoditised and increasingly saturated, making the entire sector vulnerable to disruption and potential consolidation. Only providers endowed with the best technology infrastructure and cutting edge data are likely to emerge the winners.
Securities Services: no time for complacency
23
Jul
2019
Is "best-effort" the next frontier of ESG analysis?
Over recent years, we’ve experienced mounting pressure over ESG integration from stakeholders; and whereas the reasons...
ESG/CSR
Over recent years, we’ve experienced mounting pressure over ESG integration from stakeholders; and whereas the reasons behind this might vary (i.e. fiduciary duty, regulation, alignment of values...), most of them acknowledge that financial performance/alpha generation should remain part of the equation.
Is "best-effort" the next frontier of ESG analysis?
16
Jul
2019
SRI, data and bias: fund managers' bermuda triangle
Over the last decade, awareness surrounding ESG issues has been growing, with investors increasingly urged to...
ESG/CSR
Over the last decade, awareness surrounding ESG issues has been growing, with investors increasingly urged to incorporate non-financial information into their analyses and investment solutions. To feed this evolution, investors first need to understand what is at stake and gather an expanding range of companies’ data on a diversity of fields and coverage.
SRI, data and bias: fund managers' bermuda triangle
11
Jul
2019
Discovering the still widely-ignored "unlisted African" asset class
Africa offers exciting opportunities for any investor who are seeking above-average risk-adjusted returns.
Market Perspectives
Africa offers exciting opportunities for any investor who are seeking above-average risk-adjusted returns.
Discovering the still widely-ignored "unlisted African" asset class