Andrew Howard, Global Head of Sustainable Investment, explains how Schroders have further developed their proprietary impact measurement tool SustainEx™ to cover impact at a country level, looking at national externalities and countries’ contributions to shared global problems and benefits.
Finding the right asset mix for long-term investment goals.
To analyse credit risks with greater precision, we developed a pricing model in 2017 to capture the influence of ESG factors on credit spreads. Today, we revisit our study to understand the impact that 2020 has had on that relationship.
At the one-year milestone for the nadir of the pandemic-induced financial crisis, the present serves as a useful vantage point to look back and examine COVID-19’s profound impact on credit markets and what it implies for credit investors ahead.
Here are the five reasons why we believe sustainable indexing gives investors the clarity they need to build more sustainable portfolios.
Equity markets are vital for driving environmental and social change
Natacha Blackman of iShares looks at the rise of fixed income ETFs
An urgent call to action for investors, by Robeco CEO Gilbert Van Hassel
Eoin Murray, Head of Investment at the international business of Federated Hermes takes a trip down memory lane and into the future with ESG….
Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, assesses the rise in bond yields and whether markets are justified in their inflation concerns.
Climate change demands innovation. This leads to investment opportunities that will turn the tide.
How do you tell if a company does what it says?
Eaton Vance proactive management of emerging markets debt goes beyond the constraints of common active and passive approaches. We outline our process — refined over three decades — for seeking alpha in the sector for clients.
Dominic Grimley of Aon looks ahead to a return to pre-COVID-19 levels of bulk annuity transactions as the world begins to return to normality
Olly Walker of Aon explains how companies can help staff with financial wellbeing
Newton’s Catherine Doyle considers key lessons for DC investors from the pandemic
As demand for investments in the private market continues to grow, there is ever-increasing interest in considering ESG factors to promote greater transparency, for better risk management, and to aim to deliver long-term value
Attractive yields and cheap currencies make the sector stand out
Although 2020 was a challenging year, Aon's Dave Barratt says the bulk annuity market was very resilient, with a well-functioning insurance market, large volumes of business written and 2020 finishing up as the second busiest year on record.
We may be familiar with the concept of thematic investing, but how can themes actually play a part in security selection?
In the first of Schroders ‘Fiduciary Management Insight’ series, Neil Walton, Head of Investment Solutions at Schroders examines why Trustees should be aware of transaction costs and their impact on portfolio returns.