Socially responsible investing

Sustainable investing: Accelerating evolution

The Covid-19 pandemic and global social unrest have accelerated a shift in the boundaries of acceptable public discourse, making normal, ideas that were once thought radical. In the corporate world, the assumption that shareholder returns should be maximised at any cost has been challenged, further embedding sustainable investing as a leading destination for investor flows.

30 June 2020 | Fidelity International
A sustainability lens can help discern the trends that matter

A sustainability lens can help discern the trends that matter

In a crisis, it’s easy to miss the long-term trends while dealing with the near-term fall-out. But for investors to thrive over time, it’s the big picture that counts. Without ignoring the short-term risks of Covid-19 that are still present, it’s worthwhile to start elongating the time horizon of the outlook. By focusing on the sustainability of businesses, we can differentiate between the drivers that are fleeting, and those that are truly influential.

11 June 2020 | Fidelity International
Waste side story: The other side of consumption

Waste side story: The other side of consumption

Read our whitepaper on why waste management is one of the most critical problems we face. Our consumer lifestyles create vast amounts of waste, and how we handle it determines our health and the impact we have on the climate. This waste mountain is only set to grow, if not managed correctly, will have a devasting impact on our lives and the planet... 

29 May 2020 | Bertrand Lecourt
Discovering the PLASTIC WASTE oceans

Discovering the PLASTIC WASTE oceans

The ever increasing demand for water has dramatic consequences in terms of waste. Producing, treating, cleaning water all create waste. At the same time, companies, humans and animals are competing to access clean water. They are also a huge source of waste.

21 May 2020 | Fidelity International
"Just in case" and the case for conditionality

"Just in case" and the case for conditionality

The crisis has laid bare the lack of resilience in our supply chains. It’s taught us that contingency planning is as important as risk mitigation and supply chain optimisation.

08 May 2020 | Anne Richards
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