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Cathrine de Coninck-Lopez, Invesco
From Sustainable Views December 17, 2020

Sustainability snowballs as asset management takes ESG to heart

Covid-19, impressive performance and impending regulations have all combined to make 2020 a transformative year for ESG investing

Cameron Falconer, Aviva
From Sustainable Views December 17, 2020

Fund flows reflect rising client demand for responsible solutions

The fund management industry has taken investor interest in ESG seriously, although a lack of standards can make selection difficult

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From Sustainable Views December 17, 2020

Ethical strategies blossom amid health crisis

Not only is there now a widespread belief among investors that they have a duty to do good with their allocations, but also that sustainable portfolios tend to outperform

Adam Rein, Capshift
From Sustainable Views December 14, 2020

Wealthy families realigning portfolios to change world

Impact investing has emerged as a possible solution to many of the problems highlighted by the global pandemic

Joseph Poon, DBS
From Sustainable Views December 14, 2020

Asian clients warm to broadening ESG criteria beyond investments

While high net worth Asians have traditionally used philanthropy to do good and invested solely for financial returns, things are changing

From Sustainable Views December 2, 2020

Beware the US employment ‘penalty’

Harvard Business School has looked at the impact of four large US companies' policies on their staff and showed how employment impact relates to earnings

Anne Simpson, Calpers
From Sustainable Views December 1, 2020

‘There's a letter missing in ESG’

We have environmental, the E; social, the S; governance, the G – but there's no F for finance, argues Anne Simpson from Calpers

George Serafeim, Harvard Business School
From Sustainable Views December 1, 2020

Why CEOs should review pay and career policies

Business leaders in the US should address the insecurity and fear people feel to help bring unity back to the country

Chetan Sehgal, Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust
From Sustainable Views November 10, 2020

Emerging markets now firmly aboard the ESG bandwagon

ESG is now very much on the radar when it comes to emerging markets, both for investors locating to these regions and for the companies listed there

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From Sustainable Views October 29, 2020

Can the largest fossil fuel financiers change?

Is JP Morgan’s Paris Agreement pledge enough?

Sustainability is a growing focus of business, finance and investment. Yet it remains a highly complex and often confusing subject: from the implications of a low carbon economy on individual industries, to investor demands for transparency and the unexplored interactions between environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. 


At FT Specialist, we want to help bring clarity to this area. Pooling our experience in banking, wealth management and foreign direct investment, we will provide readers with insights and analysis to help them make sense of the ESG space. Every month, we will share opinion pieces by professionals with the authority and technical knowledge to influence this space, as well as data stories that highlight the more interesting or unexpected developments around sustainability. We will also provide access to our in-depth, well-researched journalism across The Banker and its sister titles PWM and fDi Intelligence.


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