Emerging-market countries face many challenges, including the need to address environmental, social and governance issues on tight budgets. For those willing to engage with investors, creative funding opportunities are available.
Hydrogen’s potential as an energy source is attracting renewed attention. It may take 20 years or so for the potential to be realized. But the effects are likely to be felt within the planning horizons of most long-term investors—a good reason to start thinking now about the investment implications.
The energy sector is beginning to adapt to the realities of climate change. Who is best positioned for the future?
Despite questions over financing the European Union’s (EU’s) new Green Deal, the green transition is now under way.
As inflows to sustainable equities break new records, here’s what investors should look for to identify portfolios that align with their responsible investing goals.
It may seem shocking, but a simple trip to the local store to pick up fresh produce or clothing could enable human exploitation. For investors, those same connections can exist within their portfolios—and it takes more than a passive effort to root them out.
High-dividend stocks haven’t been rewarded in 2020. But companies that offer strong payouts in a sustainable manner can help investors source surprisingly robust streams of income and equity returns.
The Department of Labor’s final rule on investment selection for DC plans left out language on ESG-themed investments. It’s a change that erases some confusion and seems to acknowledge that ESG and financial considerations are inseparable.
Investing in businesses that strive for a better climate through decarbonization doesn’t necessarily assume a lower bar for performance. Low-carbon equity investing can also offer attractive return potential.
Investors don’t often pay much attention to corporate culture. But cultural norms can make the difference between success and failure, especially for growth companies.
Diagnostics—the back-end robotics in the health care system—are helping automate many complex procedures. Diagnostics are not only increasingly aiding the treatment of patients with infectious diseases but accelerating the broader trend toward personalized health care.
With 20% of carbon emissions coming from cars and trucks, the shift from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles is a massive growth opportunity and necessity. Sustainable mobility is rapidly evolving from a niche product to a mainstream disrupter of transport—on the ground and potentially in the air.
Cash may still be king, but cashless commerce is rapidly becoming the new king. This cashless revolution is already generating transaction growth of 24% per year over the last 3 years, and 2020’s COVID-19 concerns will likely increase the use and benefits of cashless commerce.