Thought Leadership


The Future of Food: Eat or be eaten - Columbia Threadneedle Investments
The impact of the food value chain to both the global economy and financial markets is huge, but food systems face multiple challenges; from climate change…
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Motoring into the future - Pictet Asset Management
Electric motors consume more than half the world’s electricity. Mega looks at what scientists are doing to make them lighter and more efficient.
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Is the green bond market running out of steam? - Franklin Templeton Investments
In this piece, Gail Counihan, ESG Analyst in Franklin Templeton's Fixed Income Group, considers the growth in green bond issuance, demand from investors…
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Investing in a sustainable future: Beyond Climate Change - Earth Capital
Earth Capital's Richard Burrett, Chief Sustainable Officer, and Edward Collins, CEO, consider whether it is time to see climate change mitigation as an…
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Water: the high tech approach - Pictet Asset Management
Technology holds the key to resolving the world's growing water shortage problems. Pictet Asset Management argue that thematic investors can make the most…
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Good future podcast - impact investing in public markets, the trade-off - WHEB
Seb Beloe, Head of Research at WHEB, lives in the country, just outside London, and has struck a balance between the rural and the urban. This is echoed…
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Another nail in the coffin for UK nuclear energy - WHEB
Ted Franks, Partner and Fund Manager at WHEB considers UK nuclear energy in the light of recent events.
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How airports are flying high: a social perspective - Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Benjamin Kelly, Senior Thematic Analyst, Global Responsible Investment at Columbia Threadneedle explores the justifications for holding airport bonds in…
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Impact investing: achieving a positive balancing act in challenging times - AXA Investment Managers
The award for investment acronym of the past year must go to ‘SDGs’, the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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5G and sustainability - WHEB
2019 is the year that mobile networks will start to install 5G infrastructure in earnest. 5G represents a quantum leap in the performance of mobile networks…
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