8 Keys to Understand the Climate Challenge

Bigger than a pandemic, global warming is threatening humanity. After publishing the "8 Keys to Understanding Socially Responsible Investment" in 2019, DNCA Finance focuses on the challenges of climate change.

  • March 26, 2021
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

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

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

  • March 22, 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
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
Dorval’s Macro Corner : Confidence in the Recovery Shifts Attention Towards Risks of Excesses

As the world economy has already reached its pre-crisis level, an almost complete catch-up of the lost ground in terms of growth becomes more plausible.

  • March 2, 2021
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Sustainable Finance: a European Regulatory Perspective

Corentin Couvidat, Regulatory Affairs at Natixis Investment Managers, gives a full picture of ESG regulations in 2021.

  • February 16, 2021
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?

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

Thematics AM announces the upcoming release of their ESG Report.

  • February 9, 2021
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

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

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?

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

  • January 12, 2021
The Economy Digitises as Healthcare Comes to the Fore

Healthcare spending and government balance sheets are just two of the pandemic responses likely to last for some time, writes Mirova’s Amber Fairbanks.

  • December 29, 2020
Investors Turn to Private Assets in Search for Yield

Private market allocations and the maturing of ESG will take their place as the market seeks innovative solutions, writes MV Credit’s Nicole Downer.

  • December 29, 2020
ESG Shines as Europe and US Diverge

Uncertainty defines the tentative recovery, but changing consumption habits and strengthening ESG data present opportunities, writes Ossiam’s Etienne Vincent.

  • December 29, 2020
Thematics Insights: Why Are Subscriptions So Attractive?

Both consumers and businesses are subscribing more and more to products and services. This Insight shines the light on some of the long term factors that are driving the broad adoption of subscription based models across a nice mix of industries.

  • December 24, 2020
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
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

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

  • 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.

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
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
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
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.

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CEO Panel Talk: Investing with Purpose

What role can the financial community play in advancing important societal issues? Three executives share insight on greater engagement and collaborating with other sectors.

Thematics AM: Investing in the Trends Shaping the Future

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

  • August 28, 2020
Creating Sustainable Value: Coronavirus, Will the Alarm be Enough to Stop the Train?

The COVID-19 health crisis is not over yet. Many are ready to imagine what a world post-coronavirus could and should look like. Mirova is one of them.

  • July 10, 2020
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.

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Mirova: More Than 35 Years of Sustainable Investing Expertise

CEO/CIO Jens Peers discusses the growing interest in ESG investing and Mirova’s long history and experience with sustainable strategies.

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COVID19: ESG Makes a Difference

Anne-Laurence Roucher, Esty Dwek, Arnaud Bisschop and Harald Walkate share opinions on why ESG investing is a means to mitigate risk and improve long-term performance.

  • June 1, 2020
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
Out of the Frying Pan: Institutional Investors Are Responding to a Daunting – and Growing – Set of Challenges

Institutions face an environment without precedent in global politics, finance and economics. They are developing creative solutions to navigate it, drawing on a wider variety of assets and resources than ever to pursue their investment mandates.

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
The Long-Term View of Mirova and Natixis Investment Managers on Sustainability

Three decades of sustainable investment experience within Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.

  • April 23, 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
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

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

  • March 12, 2020
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
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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
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

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

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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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ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds

Individuals and professionals say ESG investing can help them align assets with personal values — and has the potential to drive real results.

Investing in the Age of Sustainable Development Goals

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

  • July 2, 2018
Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys

Individuals want investments that reflect their personal values, but professional investors are skeptical about performance.