The last year has seen monumental changes in how investors tackle sustainable investing – with what was once a ‘nice-to-have’ becoming a ‘must-have’ for many. Much of this has been catalysed by the pandemic, which has shone a spotlight on the relationship between sustainable business practices and economic resilience.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.