Regulations & Sustainability Reporting

Regulations & Sustainability Reporting

As investor appetite for sustainable investment solutions continues to grow, we are seeing a proliferation of regulations and reporting standards coming to the market globally. Two of the main frameworks which are being utilised by asset managers are the EU’s...

Positive selection vs negative screening

As the impact and sustainable investing markets expand and develop, different investors are employing different investment selection strategies. The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance provides a helpful characterisation of these different approaches[1]. Those...
Screening for impact: Spotlight on Sovereigns

Screening for impact: Spotlight on Sovereigns

Governments hold a crucial role in shaping and facilitating national transitions to a low carbon and socially equitable economy given the breadth and scale of their mandates, as well as their power to catalyse private sector action. Sovereign impact bonds are a key...
Impact investing to finance the net zero transition

Impact investing to finance the net zero transition

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) sixth assessment report (AR6), the first section of which was published in August 2021, presents a sobering assessment of the lagging efforts the world has taken to reduce GHG emissions.[1] The AR6 emphasises what...