Sustainability

15DEC 2015

Markets

Climate change talks reach successful conclusion

We welcome the degree of consensus behind the Paris Agreement and see it as an important step in the transition to a low carbon economy

14DEC 2015

Markets

Oil and gas companies: the carbon risk

We take a look at how investors can assess a company's overall exposure to carbon risk.

08DEC 2015

Markets

How can investors benefit from climate change action?

With the UN Climate Change Conference under way in Paris, Simon Webber discusses how investors can benefit from the drive to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

NOVEMBER

12NOV 2015

Economics

Climate change matters: a roundup of events in October

The ESG team takes a look at recently released reports about the impact of climate change on the oceans and global GDP, and discusses some of the other climate change-related developments in October.

03NOV 2015

Markets

Is sugar turning Big Food into the next Big Tobacco?

Elly Irving discusses the three catalysts that could result in Big Food becoming the next Big Tobacco, potentially resulting in lower sales growth, higher costs and large scale litigation for food and beverage companies.

OCTOBER

26OCT 2015

Economics

Climate change matters: a roundup of events in September

The ESG team takes a close look at the latest carbon emission targets that have been submitted ahead of December's UN climate change conference.

AUGUST

18AUG 2015

Economics

Climate change matters: a roundup of events in July

In this monthly newsletter, the ESG team reviews recent climate change-related developments, including an update on country pledges ahead of December's United Nations Climate Change Conference.

13AUG 2015

Markets

Is climate change a threat to insurance-linked bonds?

Savvy investors are constantly looking for new ways to diversify their portfolios, and the ongoing search has led many to look at insurance-linked securities (ILS). We look at one of the key questions surrounding the asset class.

JULY

29JUL 2015

Economics

Climate change and the global economy: policy responses

In the last of a series of four articles, our economists look at some popular policy responses, concluding that we should act sooner rather than later to avoid potential future costs.

27JUL 2015

Economics

Climate change and the global economy: regional effects

In the third of a series of four articles, Keith Wade and Marcus Jennings discuss how climate change will affect developed and developing countries differently.