Thought Leadership


The Role of the Circular Economy in Addressing Climate Change - Lazard Asset Management
Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have so far largely focussed on energy transition and efficiency. However, given the significant proportion…
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COP25 meeting to take further steps in climate change fight - BNP Paribas Asset Management
The international conference aims to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process after last year’s agreement on the implementation guidelines…
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Do ‘greeniums’ make green bonds into an asset class? (2/3) - BNP Paribas Asset Management
Some green bonds enjoy a ‘greenium’. In the second article of this three-part series, BNP Paribas Asset Management discuss this premium and whether it…
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Investing in a rapidly changing world - Aberdeen Standard Investments
For a business to be successful, it must increasingly justify its existence beyond the bottom line. It must demonstrate the purpose and value it brings…
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Should green bonds be considered an asset class? What is an asset class? (1/3) - BNP Paribas Asset Management
The green bond market recently crossed USD 600 billion in outstanding securities, but does that make green bonds a distinct asset class in itself? In the…
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Investing in sustainable growth: Energy transition - BNP Paribas Asset Management
As a theme, the energy transition offers opportunities to investors for whom sustainable outcomes matter. Fund managers Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees explain…
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EU Ecolabels muddy incentives for green investors - Jupiter Asset Management
The latest EU Ecolabel draft proposals for the funds industry present stark differences in the criteria for qualifying equity and bond funds.
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Green bonds are making a dent, but there is further to go - BNP Paribas Asset Management
Green bonds have experienced a remarkable ‘multiplication of interest’, but issuance is still falling short of what is needed to finance the transition…
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Why solar energy's prospects look bright for 2020 - Schroders
Schroders see a sunny outlook this year for solar energy companies, as well as onshore wind and energy storage.
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Can we avoid an energy crunch? - Schroders
Huge investment is needed if we are to meet climate targets while still keeping the lights on. This creates opportunities for investors.
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