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13 November 2019
Carbon reduction: Moving away from carbon footprint towards carbon footpath
As concerns surrounding climate change continue to intensify, equity investors increasingly need to understand how this could impact their investment portfolios. In addition to obvious financial conc ...
31 July 2019
ESG and financial returns: The academic perspective
An increasing amount of academic research is showing that the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can potentially lead to better performance for both companies and the ...
14 June 2019
Coal phase out: The investment case
Coal has no meaningful role to play when it comes achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement. Right now, it remains an important part of the energy mix, fuelling base-load power stations across ...
28 January 2019
COP24: are today’s climate change efforts enough to achieve our 2030 green target?
COP24 highlights that escalating climate risk can only be addressed by substantially greater efforts and rapid collective action.
12 December 2018
The evolution of the flourishing green bond market
Over the last few years, rising awareness of climate change and the need to transition toward a low-carbon economy has driven both bond issuers and investors alike towards green bonds
04 July 2018
Our green bond framework
Climate change is one of the most critical issues facing society. As highlighted by the United Nations, its effect is felt worldwide, as it disrupts national economies and impacts people and communit ...