From decarbonization to restoring the planet’s biodiversity capital

Responsible investing and ESG are related but not equivalent concepts. ESG is a method of “practicing” responsible investing, a tool for implementing ideas that are consistent with the ethos of responsible investing. This carefully selected collection of high-quality analysis from key asset managers and institutions such as the European Central Bank offers investors important insights into what the future holds for responsible investing and ESG products.

From Ignorance to Commitment: Assessing the ESG Credentials of Hedge Funds (Man Group)

Hedge funds are increasingly aware of the importance of responsible investing. However, there is still no consensus on what this term actually means.

Real Estate Decarbonization (M&G Investments)

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Decarbonizing real estate portfolios on a global scale will have a major positive impact on the economy and the environment, but the process is not easy.

Global ESG Study 2022 (Capital Group)

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This survey of 1,100 professional investors from 19 markets around the world provides an in-depth analysis of what drives the ESG sector.

Next stop: Biodiversity (Candriam)

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Rejuvenating our planet’s biodiversity should not be an option for asset managers, but a primary goal, given the importance of biodiversity to a sustainable economy.

Podcast: Fixed on ESG, EP. 5 (PGIM with fixed income)

Despite the many misconceptions about ESG, looking at fixed income markets through an ESG lens can help investors spot great opportunities.

The 2022 Deflation Act: Implications for ESG (SSGA | SPDR)

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US policymakers passed the Inflation Reduction Act, aimed at combating general price increases in the economy. However, the legislation contains key aspects of ESG investing.

Sustainable Development in Private Markets (Franklin Templeton Investments)

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Private markets can be opaque, but progress toward transparency on ESG issues has been impressive. What does the future hold for ESG in private markets?

Nature and Financial Institutions in Africa (McKinsey & Company, 2022)

Financial companies should focus on financing businesses that grow and protect nature, not those that develop at the expense of the environment.

Climate Change Mitigation: How Effective Is Green QE? (ECB, 2022)

What, if any, is the real impact of quantitative easing (QE) on climate change mitigation? The ECB seeks to answer this question.

Video: How reliable is carbon emissions data? (Research Branches, 2022)

Carbon emissions data are still important for investors to assess the risks of climate change. But how reliable is such data for distributors to use?

The role of fossil fuels in climate change (Unigestion, 2022)

Our economy is still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. How will the global economy change as fossil fuels are phased out?

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