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From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing September 30, 2020

Investor engagement on climate has a long way to go

Asset managers may take climate factors into account when making investment decisions, but many are failing to engage with the companies themselves over these issues

Bill Winters
From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing September 30, 2020

On the spot: Can markets alone solve environmental issues?

Ronald Cohen from the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters ask if government involvement is needed to push markets in a greener direction

Silvia Fazio
From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing September 30, 2020

Ideas exchange: Companies should seek out black female talent in Brazil

More than half of Brazil's population is black and yet less than 5 per cent of C-level positions are occupied by black people, with women particularly underrepresented

Adam Bendell, Toniic

How alignment can create impact for ESG investors

The first step in building a portfolio for a sustainability-minded client is for an adviser to clarify their values then help them adapt accordingly, argues Adam Bendell, CEO of Toniic

Wind and solar

As clients open up to ESG, what role should wealth managers play?

There is a significant opportunity for wealth managers to capitalise on client appetite for integrating ESG principles into their portfolios and furthermore to achieve sustainable goals through those investments

Didier Duret

Private View Blog: Why boards have a duty to reinforce resilience

Change is risky for firms and boards of directors must see beyond talk of disruption and innovation to focus on essential qualities and a handful of best practices

Jackie VanderBrug, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank

Pandemic likely to accelerate push towards ESG investing

The Covid-19 crisis is putting companies’ dealings with their employees and society at large under the spotlight

Elliot Smither web
From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing February 6, 2020

Private View Blog: ESG - do it for the kids

Private banks are finding that ESG is a way for them to establish relationships with the next generation of clients

Harriet Steele, Hermes
From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing December 17, 2019

Hermes’ thematic strategies strike chord with private banks

ESG strategies were part of the Hermes offering long before they became fashionable, but are now winning them new business in the wealth management sector 

Elisa Trovato web
From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing September 5, 2019

Private View Blog: Why ‘greenwashing’ funds benefits no one

Asset managers who overstate the sustainability of their products through ‘greenwashing’ them may fool investors for now, but will pay the price in time

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