Sustainable Investing

Understand sustainable investing

In this video series we explain some key concepts helpful to understanding sustainable investing:

 
 
 

*Source: 2020 RIAA Benchmark Report

Our approach

In this video series we help explain Fidelity’s approach to sustainable investing

 
 

More about our approach Our proprietary ESG ratings

Read our latest educational material. We delve into greenwashing, debunk some myths and misconceptions and uncover 8 sustainable investing terms you should know.

Understanding climate change in 2 minutes

Understanding climate change in 2 minutes

New to climate change? Let us walk you through the ins and outs in this quick 2 minute video.

Infographic: What are scopes of greenhouse gas emissions?

Infographic: What are scopes of greenhouse gas emissions?

While many of us are familiar with greenhouse gas emissions, did you know there are different scopes, or sources that companies report on when calculating their carbon footprint? Here we explain the differences.

Understanding climate change

Understanding climate change

Climate change is at the forefront of ESG issues globally, with governments and companies around the world all setting net zero targets to help curb it's affects. But what is it, what causes it and what can asset managers like Fidelity do to try and stop it in its tracks? 

Measuring carbon footprint

Measuring carbon footprint

Carbon footprint is one way organisations like Fidelity, measure their progress towards achieving net zero operational emissions by 2040. Here we explain what it is and how it's measured.

The A to Z of climate change

The A to Z of climate change

A common issue cited with climate change investing is a lack of clarity over the language used in this field. Our glossary is designed to help build a common understanding of some of the more frequently used terms.

Sustainable investing at Fidelity

Sustainable investing at Fidelity

At Fidelity, we approach sustainable investing differently. It's so much more than just looking at a company’s ESG credentials - you have to dive deeper. Find out what makes us unique, and how we hope to shape a better future.

What is greenwashing and how can it be avoided?

What is greenwashing and how can it be avoided?

Is a fund sustainable just because it says it is? That is the essential question behind the topic of this article: greenwashing.

Infographic: Still at sea

Infographic: Still at sea

Some 400,000 seafarers have become stranded at sea since the beginning of COVID-19, due to significant hurdles to crew changes caused by travel restrictions and border closures worldwide. Fidelity's Asia Transportation Analyst, Terence Tsai came across this crisis during his research into shipping stocks.

8 sustainable investing terms you should know

8 sustainable investing terms you should know

New to ESG investing? Let us help you navigate its complexity with this handy infographic.

Sustainable investing is the "new normal"

Sustainable investing is the "new normal"

By the end of June 2020, assets under management by ESG-focused funds breached US$1 trillion for the first time – the result of record inflows during the pandemic. But what is driving this phenomenon? Find out here.

Five major sustainable investing myths

Five major sustainable investing myths

With sustainable investing and environmental, social and governance issues being a relatively new phenomenon in the investing world, it’s no surprise that there are many myths, misinformation and misconceptions associated with it. Here, we debunk five common myths.

Defining ESG: Evolution not revolution

Defining ESG: Evolution not revolution

Investors could be forgiven for being confused as to what constitutes ESG and what doesn't. Do we need a unified definition of ESG, and if so, what is it?

What are the main approaches to ESG?

What are the main approaches to ESG?

With various paths to ESG investing, how might you integrate ESG in your portfolio?

Pursuing an active sustainable investing strategy

Pursuing an active sustainable investing strategy

A focus on ESG increases engagement, and that’s good for investors. Here’s why.

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