ESG Means Business
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ESG Means Business

From seeking to manage risk to uncovering opportunities, ESG (environmental, social, and governance) can be a powerful investment analysis tool for investors.

  • August 6, 2021
Thematics AM Launches its First Report on Climate Strategy and Performance Thematics AM Launches its First Report on Climate Strategy and Performance

As an asset management organisation with a pure thematic focus on the global listed equity markets, Thematics AM is committed to supporting efforts to mitigate against the effects of climate change.

  • July 20, 2021
Gen Z: Who Else?

Gen Z: Who Else?

Jens Peers, CFA, CEO, and CIO, Mirova US, elaborates on Generation Z and identifies key characteristics and trends; he also highlights some possible scenarios of how it may impact other generations going forward.

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
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
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
2021 ESG Investor Insight Report 2021 ESG Investor Insight Report

Investors and professionals are warming up to the potential of ESG. Our research offers insight into five critical questions about ESG investing.

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
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
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
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
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
Customized Equity Portfolios Invest for Racial Equality Customized Equity Portfolios Invest for Racial Equality

The AIA Racial Equity investment approach uses direct indexing to focus on companies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • December 30, 2020
New US SIF Report Highlights Trends in Sustainable Investing
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New US SIF Report Highlights Trends in Sustainable Investing

Perspective on the US SIF Foundation’s 2020 Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing presented by Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF.

  • December 17, 2020
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.

Out of the Frying Pan: Institutional Investors Are Responding to a Daunting – and Growing – Set of Challenges 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.

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
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.

Latin America has the Greatest Global Demand for ESG Investments Latin America has the Greatest Global Demand for ESG Investments

Latin American investors have strongest appetite for ESG investments, and say they offer them the best of both worlds.

ESG Investing Survey: Investors Want the Best of Both Worlds
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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.

Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys Environmental, Social and Governance Issues: Sentiment Across Surveys

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