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Climate change and resource scarcity What is the impact of this megatrend? What are the potential implications for the future? Curbing carbon emissions requires significant spending on green infrastructure and a reduction in fossil fuel subsidies. This can create large investment opportunities in areas that attract capital or industries at risk of disruption. ISABELLE MATEOS Y LAGO …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 30, 2018

Murray Gunn, Head of Research for Elliott Wave International’s Global Market Perspective offers his opinion on the future of the economy: “We think the major Western economies are on the cusp of turning down into the worst recession we have seen in our history. Sitting near its highest ratio ever, U.S. total credit market debt to …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 28, 2018

Q. Do you think there is a demand for Major Fund events in the industry?  A. Major Funds such as Sovereign wealth funds are growing in size and in number, yet their role, ambitions and how they deploy capital are relatively poorly understood. The landscape of major asset owners is not only changing globally but also …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 26, 2018

As many of the topics being looked at throughout the full 2 days of the Responsible Asset Owners Global Symposium come back to ethical investing, I find myself returning to the subject of ethics more and more. However, even I was surprised to see an article in the Harvard Business Review dating back to 1986 …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 24, 2018

In a turnaround from the old adage ‘where there’s muck there’s brass’ the Director of CPD (protectors & promoters of ethical Investment policies) has shared this interesting report from ratings house Moody’s supplying evidence of why doing the right thing environmentally also produces the best financial returns. Bank loans for green project finance have lower …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 20, 2018

by Saeed Amen 15th September 2018 There are certain periods of time that cause us to pause: a week, a month, a year. A decade is also one of those periods. Somehow, the passing of a decade seems significant for us, a period to reflect upon for an anniversary, in a way that for example …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 19, 2018

Knut Kjær, founding CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management and Chairman of FSN Capital talks to RAOGlobal about the challenges of responsible investing in a low return environment. Knut will be addressing these issues and more at the Responsible Asset Owners Global Symposium in London 2019. September 2018 Q. Will managing climate related risks and opportunities …

by Adrienne Lawler
Sep 7, 2018