The G Factor The G Factor

Amber Fairbanks and Manon Salomez, ESG analyst, give their view on the impact of Covid-19 on corporate governance and Mirova’s vision of creating shared value over the long term

  • June 21, 2021
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At the Dawn of a New Era At the Dawn of a New Era

Nathalie Wallace Head of ESG Strategy and Development, Mirova US* and Mathilde Dufour Head of Sustainability Research Listed Assets, Mirova discuss the impact that the U.S. re-joined the Paris Climate Agreement under the new Biden Administration

  • June 14, 2021
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Serious About Sustainability
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Serious About Sustainability

Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US and manager of the Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Strategy, reveals how nearly two decades of thematic and environmental investing have helped hone his skills in identifying the companies that are transitioning towards the future.

Enabling vs Labelling in Sustainable Finance Enabling vs Labelling in Sustainable Finance

ESG data, standards and labels are unlikely to drive the change we seek until we first agree on the appropriate change mechanisms.

  • May 10, 2021
5 Ways ESG Can Drive Growth for Your Business
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5 Ways ESG Can Drive Growth for Your Business

How to leverage ESG to better understand clients, deepen relationships, and enhance practices is discussed by a panel of ESG specialists.

Engaging Responsibly Engaging Responsibly

Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School, on why sustainability isn’t something you measure, it’s something you assess.

  • April 30, 2021
No Impact Without Momentum No Impact Without Momentum

Ashby Monk, Executive and Research Director of the Stanford Global Projects Center, on why our journey towards a more sustainable future might be long and uncomfortable.

  • April 30, 2021
Real World Impact Real World Impact

Florian Heeb and Julian Kölbel, researchers at the University of Zurich, on how investors can distinguish between what’s labelled as green and what really has impact.

  • April 30, 2021
An Honest Debate on ESG An Honest Debate on ESG

Victor Van Hoorn, Executive Director of Eurosif, on why labelling alone won’t automatically enable us to meet carbon neutrality objectives.

  • April 30, 2021
Greenium: An Ally, and Source of Opportunities Greenium: An Ally, and Source of Opportunities

More than ever, green bonds are the focus of attention. How investors should approach Greenium, its specific feature ? Find out Mirova’s analysis.

  • April 22, 2021
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Green Hydrogen: a Catalyst for the Energy Transition Green Hydrogen: a Catalyst for the Energy Transition

The use of hydrogen as a source of energy is in its early stages and its applications are as numerous as they are promising. Find out Mirova’s analysis.

  • April 21, 2021
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Biden and the Paris Agreement: What Rejoining Could Mean for Investors Biden and the Paris Agreement: What Rejoining Could Mean for Investors

The US has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement on climate change, signaling a broader focus by the Biden administration on sustainability issues.

Loomis Sayles: Fixed Income Approach to ESG and Corporate Issuers Loomis Sayles: Fixed Income Approach to ESG and Corporate Issuers

The Loomis Sayles Global Fixed Income Team explains its ESG investment philosophy and enhancements to its capabilities and process.

  • March 23, 2021
Loomis Sayles: A Principled Approach to ESG in Investing Loomis Sayles: A Principled Approach to ESG in Investing

Well-known for deep proprietary research, Loomis Sayles believes that ESG considerations are an inextricable part of investment analysis.

  • March 22, 2021
Natixis Adds Powerful ESG Function to Portfolio Clarity Tool
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Natixis Adds Powerful ESG Function to Portfolio Clarity Tool

Natixis Investment Managers Solutions has upgraded the Natixis Portfolio Clarity analysis tool to also include non-financial data.

  • March 16, 2021
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Blended Finance: Finding the Right Mix of Public and Private Investment Blended Finance: Finding the Right Mix of Public and Private Investment

To shift capital and enable ambitions to become reality, investment projects need a clear purpose and the right mix of public and private investment.

  • March 10, 2021
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Next-Generation Real Estate Next-Generation Real Estate

Rapid evolution in sustainable buildings raises the bar for property investors.

  • March 2, 2021
Culture is the Precursor to Diversity Culture is the Precursor to Diversity

Investment firms with strong corporate cultures can better support D&I efforts.

  • February 12, 2021
Creating Sustainable Value: Environment – Social – Governance, a new investor's Bill of Rights? Creating Sustainable Value: Environment – Social – Governance, a new investor's Bill of Rights?

Measure Impact, Engage, and Understand ESG Trends with this quarter’s Mirova quarter Newsletter “Creating Sustainable Value”.

  • February 11, 2021
Can Sustainable Investing Really Save the World? Can Sustainable Investing Really Save the World?

Amid the clamour for everything ESG today, asset managers, investors and advisors need to decide what they are genuinely trying to achieve.

  • February 9, 2021
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Thematics Asset Management Launches its First ESG Report
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Thematics Asset Management Launches its First ESG Report

Thematics AM announces the upcoming release of their ESG Report.

  • February 9, 2021
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ESG Investment Terminology: What Exactly Are We Talking About? ESG Investment Terminology: What Exactly Are We Talking About?

A quick guide to some of the most commonly used terms and abbreviations related to sustainable investing.

  • February 5, 2021
Under New Management in a Fast-Changing World Under New Management in a Fast-Changing World

Perspective on how investors may benefit from macroeconomic trends and changing US government policies related to social inequality and climate change.

Connecting 5G Hype with ESG Reality Connecting 5G Hype with ESG Reality

Louise Schreiber, SRI Analyst at Mirova, looks at the investment potential of 5G today and assesses its future uses and limitations in the context of ESG.

  • January 18, 2021
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What is Impact Investing?
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What is Impact Investing?

Mirova breaks down the idea that’s redefining the investment industry.

  • January 12, 2021
ESG Comes of Age Amid Low-Yield Macro Environment ESG Comes of Age Amid Low-Yield Macro Environment

A rapid return to 2019 activity levels is unlikely – but ESG and private assets present opportunities, writes Denis Prouteau of Natixis IM International Private Debt.

  • December 29, 2020
Will the Planets Finally Align to Foster a Green Transition? - Mirova Macro Newsletter #5 Will the Planets Finally Align to Foster a Green Transition? - Mirova Macro Newsletter #5

Measure, Engage and Understand markets with this quarter's Mirova Newsletter “Creating Sustainable Value".

  • December 1, 2020
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Climate Change: Dealing with Rising Risk Climate Change: Dealing with Rising Risk

Over the past decade, economic losses from natural disasters averaged $150 billion a year. Investors can’t ignore the effects of climate change any longer.

  • November 30, 2020
Engagement: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All Engagement: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Investors regularly engage with the companies they invest in. But does this engagement work?

  • November 30, 2020
US Retirement: Investing for a Sustainable Future US Retirement: Investing for a Sustainable Future

In Europe, companies, investors and regulators have embraced responsible investment. By contrast, the US has been seen as a laggard.

Blended Finance: Making the “Uninvestable” Investable Blended Finance: Making the “Uninvestable” Investable

Worldwide, the shortfall in funding for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) runs into trillions of dollars. It’s clear more needs to be done.

  • November 30, 2020
The SRI Letter From DNCA: What If We Were There? The SRI Letter From DNCA: What If We Were There?

Discover the editorial of Lea Dunand-Chatellet, manager and director of SRI at DNCA.

  • November 17, 2020
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 8 Keys to Understand SRI
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8 Keys to Understand SRI

What is ESG? What are the different types of SRI strategies? Can financial and extra-financial performance be reconciled? Discover DNCA's 8 keys to understanding responsible investment today.

  • November 10, 2020
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Pushing for a Green Recovery Pushing for a Green Recovery

Suzanne Senellart, portfolio manager at Mirova, identifies two European companies positioned to encourage the sustainable revolution in Europe.

  • November 10, 2020
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Sustainable Finance: Ringing in a Second Chance Sustainable Finance: Ringing in a Second Chance

In his new book, Mirova’s Philippe Zaouati argues that sustainable finance should underpin an economic reset and outlines the roadmap for a successful transformation.

  • November 5, 2020
The $44 Trillion Ecological Opportunity
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The $44 Trillion Ecological Opportunity

Amber Fairbanks, CFA® offers her perspectives as a portfolio manager at Mirova, an investment manager dedicated to sustainable investing through a conviction-driven approach.

ESG Investing Gains Ground during Covid-19 Times ESG Investing Gains Ground during Covid-19 Times

Why ESG-related investments attracted inflows during the coronavirus crisis is discussed in this interview with Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US.

Thematics AM: Investing in the Trends Shaping the Future Thematics AM: Investing in the Trends Shaping the Future

Discover Thematics’ investment philosophy and invest in trends that shape the future.

  • August 28, 2020
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Into the Heart of ESG Into the Heart of ESG

Jens Peers, CEO, CIO and portfolio manager at Mirova US, discusses the factors that influence the longer-term sustainability game.

Thematics Manager’s View: What has COVID-19 Meant for Water Investments? Thematics Manager’s View: What has COVID-19 Meant for Water Investments?

Discover why this crisis has been different and why Thematics AM experts expect the sector’s proven, long-term resilience to shine through.

  • May 28, 2020
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Sustainability Investing Beyond COVID-19 Sustainability Investing Beyond COVID-19

Jens Peers, CEO & CIO of Mirova US and manager of the Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Strategy, reveals why his strategy has held up well against global equity indices during the crisis and suggests why some ESG strategies outperform over the long term.

  • May 14, 2020
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The SRI Letter from DNCA: Are labels trustworthy? The SRI Letter from DNCA: Are labels trustworthy?

Impact investment has seen exponential growth in recent years… Discover the in depth analysis from DNCA’s experts.

  • March 16, 2020
Taking Responsible Investment from Talk to Action Taking Responsible Investment from Talk to Action

Demographic, technological, environment, and governance transitions can present opportunities for investors focused on risk and sustainability.

  • March 12, 2020
Diversity in Asset Management: Staying Ahead of Investor Expectations Diversity in Asset Management: Staying Ahead of Investor Expectations

A diverse workforce challenges conventional thinking and creates a more dynamic and rewarding work environment. It may also lead to better experiences for clients.

Utility Companies Face Challenges in an Evolving Energy Landscape Utility Companies Face Challenges in an Evolving Energy Landscape

Gauging the environmental and social impact of utility companies requires a look at how their energy source mix may impact their long-term sustainability.

  • February 13, 2020
AI and ESG: A New Frontier for Financial Innovation?
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AI and ESG: A New Frontier for Financial Innovation?

Can you combine Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ESG? This question was at the core of a fascinating debate between two AI experts.

  • January 22, 2020
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ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths

It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.

Combining Investor and Climate Change Goals for Better Outcomes Combining Investor and Climate Change Goals for Better Outcomes

Perspectives on investing for a low carbon world and delivering competitive returns from a Mirova sustainable investments research analyst.

 In 10 Years' Time Will All Portfolios Be ESG Portfolios?
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In 10 Years' Time Will All Portfolios Be ESG Portfolios?

Where should investors be turning to as they look to diversify their portfolios? It’s a bold question but consider the growing demand for everything ESG over the last 12 months.

  • September 13, 2019
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Investing in the Age of Sustainable Development Goals Investing in the Age of Sustainable Development Goals

A tailored investment approach reconciling economic, environmental, and social value creation.

  • July 2, 2018
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