The human and economic costs of the Covid-19 pandemic have refocused minds on the challenges facing societies globally. Solutions will likely involve multiple stakeholders and investors, and blended finance could be critical in unlocking shared value.
As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, responsible investors can help make the economic recovery sustainable and inclusive by engaging with the right stakeholders. A PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) working group has developed recommendations for a policy engagement framework to help guide the investment community’s actions. Here are highlights of the group’s findings.
We believe climate change will play a central role in the risk/reward profile of long-term portfolios. In our view, climate change can have a potentially material impact on the revenue and operations of a meaningful number of public companies.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reflect a global consensus on the most urgent environmental and societal issues. A new crop of investments built around the SDGs are helping investors to direct capital into potential growth companies, while also addressing the biggest issues facing the planet.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted core sustainability issues – including income inequality, poor health care and complex supply chains. As a result, sustainability is likely to become increasingly integral to asset managers’ investment processes and risk analysis. Here are five ways we think the crisis will affect investors.
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