The swift rise to prominence of companies such as Airbnb and Uber emphasises the importance of identifying sectors and companies potentially at risk of similar disruptions.
Schroders’ ESG team examines the social pressures that led the UK to vote Leave and the challenges and opportunities they imply for global industries and markets.
Fund sustainability ratings are an increasingly popular tool for investors but one number may paint a misleading picture.
This quarter's Sustainable Investment Report focuses on the convergence of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations with fiduciary duties and the investment industry's challenge to turn those good intentions into practice.
We explore why investors need to understand the sustainability of returns and potential risks on the horizon, from cyber security to tax clampdowns, are as important as understanding the valuation of assets.
We surveyed economists at investment banks regarding the impact of climate change on the world economy. The results supported our own analysis that climate change represents a significant threat and will likely be inflationary, while short-termism hampers mitigation efforts.
With thermal coal under pressure from economic and environmental considerations, investors in mining firms need to make sure they take a realistic approach.
In the wake of rising company awareness and the increasing costs of water risk, we explore the potential financial impacts of water stress on companies in the beverages sector.
As focus on climate change intensifies, portfolio carbon footprints can be a helpful tool for investors but may not provide a complete picture of future risks and opportunities