Why Everyone’s Talking About… ESG Backlash

Not so long ago, enthusiasm for sustainable investing was on a seemingly unstoppable upward trajectory. Since 2023, however, the ESG theme has experienced turbulence on both sides of the Atlantic. So, is this disenchantment temporary – or is it here to stay?

March 26, 2024
3 minutes with… Matthieu Mouly, Ostrum AM

Find out how Ostrum AM’s Matthieu Mouly began his journey in sustainable investing and why a focus on sustainability is a primary motivation for him in his role.

March 7, 2024
How Cities Use Finance to Manage Climate Change

Urbanisation, ageing populations, and climate change are piling pressure on cities around the world to adapt, and the solutions require both changes in public policy and innovative private sector investment.

March 6, 2024
3 minutes with… Soliane Varlet, Mirova

Find out how Mirova’s Soliane Varlet began her journey in sustainable investing and what keeps her motivated as a portfolio manager.

March 1, 2024
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  • 3 minutes with… Jens Peers, Mirova

    Find out how Mirova’s Jens Peers began his journey in sustainable investing and what keeps him motivated as a portfolio manager.

    February 27, 2024
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  • 3 minutes with… Nathalie Pistre, Ostrum

    Find out how Ostrum’s Nathalie Pistre began her journey in sustainable investing and what keeps her motivated as Head of Research & SRI.

    November 9, 2023
    3 minutes with… Nathalie Beauvir-Rodes, Ostrum

    Find out how Ostrum’s Nathalie Beauvir-Rodes began her journey in sustainable investing and what keeps her motivated as Head of Sustainable Bond Research and Analysis.

    October 31, 2023
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  • 3 minutes with… Mathilde Dufour, Mirova

    Find out how Mirova’s Mathilde Dufour began her journey in sustainable investing and what keeps her motivated as head of sustainability research.

    September 22, 2023
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    What Do Investors Want from Sustainable Investing?

    Our experts from DNCA, Mirova, Thematics AM and Natixis Investment Managers Solutions discuss the breadth of client demand for sustainable investing solutions – from traditional asset classes to illiquid alternatives.

    September 14, 2023
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  • Supply Chains and Sustainability

    The next decade will see technology enable us to replace our dependency on certain critical materials and redefine supply chains so that electrification opportunities are enhanced all over the globe, says Mirova’s Jens Peers.

    August 8, 2023
    Global Investment Opportunities in the Energy Transition

    This paper examines how investors can take advantage of investment opportunities in the global energy transition, while managing risks to their portfolios.

    July 24, 2023
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  • 3 minutes with… Agathe Foussard, Mirova

    Find out how Mirova’s Agathe Foussard began her journey in sustainable investing and what keeps her motivated as a portfolio manager.

    June 28, 2023
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  • Views from the Collective: Where Next for Sustainable Investing?

    For sustainable investors, navigating the regulatory and political landscape has become a real challenge in recent years. What does the future hold?

    June 7, 2023
    Engaging Companies for the Long Term

    With investors increasingly wary of greenwashing, Mirova’s Soliane Varlet says engagement is the path to more transparency and a more sustainable future.

    May 31, 2023
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  • Markets and Motivations for Green Bonds

    In 2022, green bond volumes fell year-on-year for the first time in a decade. Mirova’s Bertrand Rocher and Agathe Foussard explain why 2023 looks brighter.

    May 11, 2023
    How to Invest in Biodiversity

    While COP15 paved the way for new regulations, achieving zero biodiversity loss by 2030 requires a concerted effort among investors and consumers alike.

    May 8, 2023
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  • 3 minutes with… Bertrand Rocher, Mirova

    Find out how Mirova’s Bertrand Rocher began his journey in sustainable investing and what keeps him motivated as a portfolio manager.

    May 4, 2023
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  • How Green are Green Bonds?

    Not all green bonds are created equal. Thankfully, some managers will only invest in an issuer if the impacts are sufficiently clear and achievable.

    March 9, 2023
    Should You Pay More for Green Bonds?

    Is it really worth paying a premium to issuers of green bonds over conventional bonds? And which factors might catalyse this ‘greenium’ in the future?

    January 1, 2023
    All Aboard the Energy Transition?

    With governments now coming aboard the energy transition train, investment opportunities abound in the shift from fossil fuels to cleaner alternatives.

    December 9, 2022
    Why Everyone's Talking About… The Energy Transition

    The shift from fossil-fuels to renewables remains the long-term goal. But how feasible are timescales, given the need for immediate energy security?

    September 27, 2022
    Why Everyone's Talking About… Biodiversity

    Biodiversity loss is a global systemic risk equal to climate change. Indeed, cutting CO2 emissions is just the tip of the iceberg for a liveable planet.

    May 25, 2022
    MIROVA Recognised as a ‘Best For The World™ 2021 B Corp’ in ‘Customers Area’

    Mirova has been named amongst the ‘Best for the World™ B Corps of 2021 for the development of high impact investment solutions for investors.

    July 29, 2021
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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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  • 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
    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.

    November 30, 2020
    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
    Institutional Trends in Responsible Investing

    Four senior female executives discussed how investors’ attitudes have changed at a recent event to celebrate International Women’s Day.

    April 3, 2020
    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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