Thought Leadership


Taking the temperature for the year ahead – Franklin Templeton
The 2023 UN Climate Change Conference paved the way for a range of climate solutions, and private capital can help to deploy technologies to support progress…
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Investing in natural capital: challenges and opportunities – Candriam
Natural capital is humanity’s greatest asset.
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Engagement versus divestment: supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy – Isio
The purpose of this paper is to debate the relative effectiveness of engagement versus divestment, in supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy.
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Investing in companies that will drive decarbonisation – Liontrust
As the UK Climate Change Committee urges the government not to loosen decarbonisation targets, Peter Michaelis of the Liontrust Sustainable Investment…
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Nature and biodiversity: how pension schemes can play their part? – Columbia Threadneedle Investments
What has been happening and what is on the horizon in the world of pensions.
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Commodities of the future: the metals vital to energy transition – Federated Hermes Limited
Metals will be needed to reach net zero targets - but their manufacture needs to be greener
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The future of impact investing is emerging – Impactable Investment Group
The impact investment industry has surpassed $1tn. However, the world still lacks the scale of funding necessary to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development…
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Natural selection: evaluating debt-for-nature swaps – AllianceBernstein
Sovereign debt-for-nature swaps are a specialised ESG-labelled structure with a familiar feature: some issuers have strong credentials,- others less so.
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Investing in a critical global resource: water – BNP Paribas Asset Management
Rising living standards are reinforcing long-term demand growth for water. However, water resources are strained by overconsumption, pollution and the…
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One question put to trustees and sponsor can be transformational for a DB scheme – C-Suite Pension Strategies
"What is the defined benefit scheme's long-term investment return target?"
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