Sustainable Investing Foresight

Integrating ESG into investment strategies

Special focus: EM

Raising our EM game… the ESG way

Fresh thinking on the importance of ESG issues in emerging markets is developing. Geoffrey Wong, Head of Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities discusses the way the most attractively valued companies are selected, and the ESG factors to watch.

Is ESG compatible with EM investing? We believe it can be…..

Companies that focus on corporate governance structure tend to be more disciplined. We look at one company committed to integrating ESG concepts.

Moving ESG into fixed income

While global interest in ESG investing has been on the increase, it has also spread beyond its traditional domain of the equity markets to other asset classes, including fixed income.

Videos from our experts

Becoming climate aware - Are you climate aware?

How can we keep global warming below 1.5°C?

What are the economic opportunities?

What is the world’s carbon budget?

If we don’t act on climate change, what could it cost?

Our white paper for the WEF Annual meeting 2020 in Davos focuses on ways in which investors can align their investments towards a climate smart future.


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