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Sustainable Investing in EM Sovereign Debt

Sustainable Investing in EM Sovereign Debt

🕔11:58, 30.Jul 2021

In this paper, we will take a closer look at why it is important to systematically evaluate material ESG risk factors in fundamental credit research across emerging market sovereigns. We go on to discuss the ESG framework we developed for

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Cryptocurrencies and ESG: a contradiction in terms?

Cryptocurrencies and ESG: a contradiction in terms?

🕔16:11, 28.Jul 2021

What kind of an asset is it? Its origins: how did decentralised finance give birth to blockchain database? How a number of ESG concerns are related to the way different cryptocurrencies have been structured and programmed to function? What's next

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Bodemuitputting: 5 centimeter maakt een wereld van verschil

Bodemuitputting: 5 centimeter maakt een wereld van verschil

🕔08:30, 28.Jul 2021

We zijn gewend om omhoog te kijken als er een groot, wereldwijd milieuprobleem opgelost moet worden zoals het gat in de ozonlaag of een hoge CO2-uitstoot. Maar ook de grond onder onze voeten speelt een doorslaggevende rol voor de toekomst

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Ontbossing: slimme bosbouwoplossingen die het regenwoud sparen

Ontbossing: slimme bosbouwoplossingen die het regenwoud sparen

🕔11:25, 26.Jul 2021

Het verdwijnen van tropisch regenwoud is een grote bedreiging voor onze planeet. Er liggen goede kansen voor bedrijven die helpen bij het wegnemen van de oorzaken van ontbossing. In de ongeveer vier minuten die het kost om dit artikel te

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Talking Points: Are infrastructure investors ready for rising climate-related risks?

Talking Points: Are infrastructure investors ready for rising climate-related risks?

🕔14:17, 20.Jul 2021

On 7 June 2021, the G7 agreed to make climate reporting mandatory, in line with the recommendations of the global Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Climate risk looks at the risks related to the transition to a lowercarbon economy,

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What’s the ESG in private equity?

What’s the ESG in private equity?

🕔15:03, 19.Jul 2021

Over the last few years, the private equity industry has radically reassessed the importance and value of ESG to their businesses. ESG has shifted from being considered an area of just compliance, to an overarching framework that informs the strategic

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Which emerging markets will be the winners and losers from energy transition?

Which emerging markets will be the winners and losers from energy transition?

🕔13:07, 16.Jul 2021

The race to decarbonise the global economy has the potential to turn the commodities market upside down. And this will have wide-ranging implications for emerging markets (EM). Most of the world’s largest economies are targeting “net zero” emissions of carbon

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How can we tackle the effects of air pollution on human health?

How can we tackle the effects of air pollution on human health?

🕔12:05, 16.Jul 2021

Climate change impacts human health in a number of ways. Rising average temperatures mean a higher risk of heatwaves – at the time of writing, the US Pacific Northwest is experiencing ‘life-threatening’ temperatures. Indeed, the Lancet has described climate change

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EBA report

EBA report

🕔16:33, 15.Jul 2021

The EBA has received several mandates to assess how to include Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks into the three pillars of the banking prudential framework. This report assesses their potential inclusion in Pillar 2 by providing common definitions of

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Climate Data Nuances in Equity Index Portfolios

Climate Data Nuances in Equity Index Portfolios

🕔08:38, 15.Jul 2021

In our recent paper, “Weathering the Storm: Exploring Climate Strategies”, we explored the main approaches to integrating climate considerations in investment portfolios. In this article, we dive deeper and look at some nuances in climate data that need to be

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Listed companies have less than six years to align with 1.5C warming target, inaugural MSCI Net-Zero Tracker reveals

Listed companies have less than six years to align with 1.5C warming target, inaugural MSCI Net-Zero Tracker reveals

🕔11:59, 14.Jul 2021

Launch of quarterly MSCI Net-Zero Tracker will show progress of listed companies towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and highlight climate leaders and laggards. NEW YORK – July 12, 2021 – The world’s publicly listed companies must dramatically accelerate

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Fed in a balancing act

Fed in a balancing act

🕔10:16, 13.Jul 2021

The economic normalization process is well under way in regions where the vaccine roll-out has been smooth. Inflation numbers and expectations have risen sharply, but we see this as transitory. During the June FOMC meeting, the Fed made a hawkish

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Taking sustainability to the next level. It’s time for the Elite

Taking sustainability to the next level. It’s time for the Elite

🕔08:46, 13.Jul 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented uncertainty to financial markets. Yet the demand for sustainable ETFs in Europe has been…

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The SFDR’s Articles 8 and 9: The Funds Behind the Labels

The SFDR’s Articles 8 and 9: The Funds Behind the Labels

🕔12:54, 12.Jul 2021

Financial market participants (FMPs) in the European Union (EU) are already addressing aspects of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)1 , which aims to enhance transparency on how sustainability risks are integrated or how adverse sustainability impacts are considered

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Japan Ups the Ante on Corporate Governance and Regulatory Reform

Japan Ups the Ante on Corporate Governance and Regulatory Reform

🕔11:56, 12.Jul 2021

One of the most significant achievements of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” economic reform strategy has been the improvement in Japanese corporate governance standards. The government’s prioritizing of …

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Duurzame energietransitie: volop mogelijkheden

Duurzame energietransitie: volop mogelijkheden

🕔07:10, 12.Jul 2021

Op 18 mei 2021 publiceerde de International Energy Agency (IEA) haar rapport “Net Zero by 2050. A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector”. De IEA werd in 1974 opgericht als de oliesectorwaakhond van de westerse landen. In de afgelopen 47

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Video: Data and tools to measure biodiversity dependencies and impacts

Video: Data and tools to measure biodiversity dependencies and impacts

🕔11:59, 8.Jul 2021

As the sustainable investor for a changing world, BNP Paribas Asset Management believes it is essential to understand the impact of environmental change on the economy as fully as possible. Accordingly, we have been assessing our dependencies and impacts to

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Pre-Issuance Impact Report on the UK Government Green Financing Programme

Pre-Issuance Impact Report on the UK Government Green Financing Programme

🕔09:10, 8.Jul 2021

The UK government green financing programme ('the programme') is a green gilt (bond) issuance programme, alongside a world-first green retail savings bond via NS&I – the UK government’s retail savings arm. In addition to the core purpose of financing sustainable

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Video: Bringing sustainable insights and solutions to investors

Video: Bringing sustainable insights and solutions to investors

🕔11:39, 7.Jul 2021

As the sustainable investor for a changing world, BNP Paribas Asset Management is working to provide investors with sustainable investment solutions and investable insights through innovative and actionable research, Alex Bernhardt, the recently appointed global head of sustainability research, explains in

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Hout: duurzame én innovatieve belegging

Hout: duurzame én innovatieve belegging

🕔13:55, 6.Jul 2021

Zowel het momentum als de vooruitzichten op lange termijn zijn gunstig voor beleggingen in de brede waardeketen rond hout. Van de aanplanting van bossen tot de verwerking van hout tot enkele van de meest innovatieve materialen.  De Timber-strategie van Pictet

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STOXX Monthly Index News – June 2021

STOXX Monthly Index News – June 2021

🕔13:04, 6.Jul 2021

The EURO STOXX 50® ESG Index was introduced in 2019 as a sustainable alternative to the flagship EURO STOXX 50® Index. The ESG index follows product- and norms-based exclusions and integrates companies’ ESG scores into the stock selection. The result

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Investing in the blue economy

Investing in the blue economy

🕔17:16, 1.Jul 2021

Better ocean health is vital for addressing climate change. As fixed income investors, we’re seeing growing opportunities to make a difference. Carbon sinks have become pivotal in the fight against climate change. Simply put, they are areas that absorb more

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Alpha Research – Webinar – Let’s talk Sustainable & Impact Investing in Global Equities

🕔08:00, 29.Jun 2021

Let’s talk Sustainable & Impact Investing in Global Equities Op dinsdag 29 juni om 15:00 organiseert Alpha Research het zesde webinar in de serie Long Term versus Short Term: Let’s Talk ESG. Deze zesdelige serie gaat in op de uitdagingen

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Global Sustainable Outcomes: News & Views Q1 2021

Global Sustainable Outcomes: News & Views Q1 2021

🕔08:04, 25.Jun 2021

Inflation: a word that has sparked huge debate as well as rotation in the market. But is it temporary or permanent, helpful or harmful? One thing is clear: it has been rising around the world. With successful vaccine rollout programmes

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T. Rowe Price – Webinar – Integratie van ESG variabelen in het beleggingsproces

🕔11:00, 22.Jun 2021

Graag nodigen wij u uit voor een informatief en interactief webinar op dinsdag 22 juni, van 11:00 uur tot 12:15 uur, met als thema “Integratie van ESG variabelen in het beleggingsproces”. Systematische integratie van ESG-informatie is essentieel voor langetermijn beleggers. Hoe

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Het pleidooi voor duurzaam cash management

Het pleidooi voor duurzaam cash management

🕔08:00, 22.Jun 2021

Gezien de korte-termijnhorizon van geldmarktfondsen, kunnen sommige beleggers denken dat de integratie van ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) in geldmarktfondsen niet de moeite waard is. BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) heeft een andere visie als duurzame vermogensbeheerder. Langetermijnrisico’s

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Do emerging markets & ESG mix?

Do emerging markets & ESG mix?

🕔10:23, 18.Jun 2021

Anthony Kettle tackles the common misconception that emerging markets – which make up c.25% of the global bond universe – are behind the curve on this industry megatrend. While ESG is quickly becoming a big part of most asset managers’

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Liquidity Solutions The Case For Sustainable Cash Management

Liquidity Solutions The Case For Sustainable Cash Management

🕔15:10, 17.Jun 2021

At its heart, sustainability is about protecting investors from reputational, operational and financial risks associated with controversial companies or countries, but it also provides a wealth of new investment opportunities to support a more responsible economy. This is why BNP

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What is the future for climate disclosure?

What is the future for climate disclosure?

🕔14:30, 17.Jun 2021

It’s only a matter of time before companies will have to report on their climate-related risks. They should get ahead by putting the processes in place to do so now, says Thibaud Clisson. For the financial sector to respond adequately

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BNP Paribas AM – Webinar – Sustainability in the world of Money Market Funds

🕔15:00, 16.Jun 2021

The rapid and ongoing adoption of ESG across global industries has seen sustainable investments soar. However, fixed income markets and money markets have been slower to adopt ESG. But why is this and how long will it take for these

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Funding Europe’s green infrastructure finance gap

Funding Europe’s green infrastructure finance gap

🕔15:54, 15.Jun 2021

Responsible Investment has witnessed strong growth over the past five years. However, the past six months have seen it embark on a much steeper trajectory. If we take a Google Analytics view on worldwide searches for “ESG” (environmental, social and

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Podcast: Positive Impact Equity | Performance & positioning

Podcast: Positive Impact Equity | Performance & positioning

🕔09:45, 15.Jun 2021

During 2020 the market went through a number of distinct phases from, 1) ignorance of the impending COVID-19 effects (January, February) to, 2) panic (end of February to mid-April) to, 3) the “world will need to change” as a broad

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Who has the most robust carbon target – ExxonMobil or Chevron?

Who has the most robust carbon target – ExxonMobil or Chevron?

🕔12:09, 11.Jun 2021

Who has the most robust carbon target – ExxonMobil or Chevron? MSCI develops first of its kind framework to assess companies’ decarbonization and net-zero climate targets. NEW YORK – June 2, 2021 – MSCI, a leading provider of critical decision support

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The world needs a much higher carbon price

The world needs a much higher carbon price

🕔12:19, 10.Jun 2021

Carbon pricing has so far failed to take off. But it could soon become a pillar of the green economy. The transition from a fossil-fuelled economy to one powered by renewables carries the promise of being as transformational as the

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Pictet Asset Management: Groen vastgoed is een aantrekkelijke belegging

Pictet Asset Management: Groen vastgoed is een aantrekkelijke belegging

🕔10:24, 7.Jun 2021

Het internetgebruik en daarmee de data die we up en downloaden neemt alleen maar toe. Hiermee neemt ook de vraag toe naar een gespecialiseerd type vastgoed: het datacenter. Alleen al in Europa zal de datacentermarkt in de periode 2020-2024 jaarlijks

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Sustainability by Nature

Sustainability by Nature

🕔02:31, 7.Jun 2021

Our biodiversity roadmap: We are in the midst of Earth’s sixth mass extinction event. Approximately 25% of all species on Earth is at risk of extinction by 2050, representing roughly one million species of plants and animals. By the end

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Monthly Index News

Monthly Index News

🕔14:57, 4.Jun 2021

The recently launched DAX® ESG Target Index offers an ESG alternative to Germany’s flagship DAX® that aims to improve the portfolio’s sustainability profile relative to the benchmark through negative screening and ESG scoring integration, and reduce its carbon intensity by

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BNP Paribas AM – Webinar – Turning the tide on ecosystem degradation

🕔15:00, 3.Jun 2021

BNP Paribas Asset Management is delighted to invite you to join us for the next session in our virtual event series. Are you interested but didn’t have the opportunity to attend the webinar? Register and watch the webinar. On 3 June,

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Sustainability and impact report

Sustainability and impact report

🕔10:52, 2.Jun 2021

A dialogue with investors: At this time last year, we thought we were in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis. In retrospect, it was just beginning. During 2020, many investors and business leaders became amateur epidemiologists, intensely studying transmission curves

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Podcast: Biodiversity – Why nature loss matters

Podcast: Biodiversity – Why nature loss matters

🕔14:07, 1.Jun 2021

Climate change and pollution are among the factors reducing biodiversity. The result is considerable damage to society and the economy. Robert-Alexandre Poujade, ESG analyst at our Sustainability Centre, warns not to underestimate the consequences of biodiversity loss and underscores the role

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Alpha Research – Webinar – Trends in een nieuwe economie

🕔08:00, 1.Jun 2021

Op dinsdag 1 juni om 13:00 organiseert Alpha Research het vijfde webinar in de serie Long Term versus Short Term: Let’s Talk ESG. Deze serie gaat in op de uitdagingen van nieuwe economische trends en op de vraag welke beleggingen

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Plant-Based Food and Alternative Proteins

Plant-Based Food and Alternative Proteins

🕔11:56, 31.May 2021

Evolving consumer tastes. In the USA and Europe, a growing number of people are cutting their meat intake or giving it up altogether. As a result, in addition to vegans and vegetarians, there are an increasing numbers of flexitarians –

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Sustainability and impact report

Sustainability and impact report

🕔15:56, 28.May 2021

We are pleased to share our third annual assessment of sustainability and impact for Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund and Putnam Sustainable Future Fund. Against the backdrop of the funds’ goals of long-term capital appreciation, we aim to generate excellent financial

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Sustainable aviation fuel is ready for take-off

Sustainable aviation fuel is ready for take-off

🕔14:19, 28.May 2021

We are now less than a decade out from the self-imposed deadline set by many companies to become carbon neutral by 2030. Similarly, the 2050 deadline set by many countries to this achieve this is looming into view. Big strides

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ESG impact report Q1 2021

ESG impact report Q1 2021

🕔10:35, 28.May 2021

To be successful, companies need to have people at the helm who are well-equipped to create resilient long-term growth. By voting and engaging directly with companies, we encourage management to control risks while seeking to benefit from emerging opportunities. We

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Sustainability Ranking – Developed Countries

Sustainability Ranking – Developed Countries

🕔14:14, 25.May 2021

The starting universe is composed from the members of the OECD, therefore each new membership is included in the starting universe. The sustainability ranking allows the identification of countries which have fully integrated global challenges in their development of medium-term

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A Matter of Degrees: Aligning ESG Strategies with the Paris Agreement

A Matter of Degrees: Aligning ESG Strategies with the Paris Agreement

🕔15:32, 20.May 2021

Indexology SPRING 2021 Magazine: We talked with Francois Millet, Managing Director and Head of Strategy, ESG, and Innovation at Lyxor ETF, and Jaspreet Duhra, Senior Director and Head of EMEA ESG Indices at S&P DJI, about the evolving role of ESG

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BNP Paribas AM: Duurzaamheid In Een Tijd Van Onzekerheid

BNP Paribas AM: Duurzaamheid In Een Tijd Van Onzekerheid

🕔07:00, 20.May 2021

De COVID-19 pandemie had een diepgaand en onmiddellijk effect op de wereldwijde aandelenmarkten. De wereldwijde beurzen daalden in februari en maart 2020 fors. Maar na de enorme fiscale en monetaire stimuleringsmaatregelen van regeringen en steun van centrale banken, stortten beleggers

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How useful are the SDGs?

How useful are the SDGs?

🕔16:02, 17.May 2021

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call-to-action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. This is a noble

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Sustainability in the time of uncertainty

Sustainability in the time of uncertainty

🕔15:28, 12.May 2021

Here is the third in a series of regular articles on current academic research into a range of responsible investment topics. The papers discussed were presented at the annual GRASFI [1] conference. The COVID-19 pandemic had a profound and immediate

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