The lead-up to and events immediately following the UK Brexit confirmed to us that the optimal route into the property sector is via a 'permanent capital' model, specifically listed real estate investment trusts (REITs).
ATI's Mike Appleby: Our investment process is more involved than a simple set of sustainability screens
Benefits of low-growth environment
ESG issues continue to challenge investor attitudes and drive longer-term outlooks, says Schroders study
Jessica Ground, head of stewardship at Schroders, analyses the results of the Schroders Global Investor Study which reveals ESG factors are continuing to gain momentum among the investment community and why advisers can no longer afford to ignore them...
The headlines for 2017
As 2017 approaches, sustainable investment is high on the agenda for many fund managers and experts. Here, they reveal which areas will make headlines and how they will gain exposure to them within their portfolios.
Rallied following Clinton defeat
Investment Week is pleased to announce the winners of our Sustainable Investment Awards 2016, in categories including Best ESG Fund Management Group and Best Environmental fund.
US govt likely to be supportive of biomedical research
Demographic trends have created huge opportunities for investors globally, whether it be the ageing population in Japan or the rise of the educated middle class in Asia.
A year on from the emissions scandal
Demand for high-quality, healthier and sustainably produced food is growing rapidly.
Recognising specialist boutiques and passive investing
Investment Week is pleased to announce the winners of our second Specialist Investment Awards, designed to recognise boutique & specialist fund managers and passive investing.
Positive implications for battery manufacturers
To say that markets have been unkind to alternative energy equities is an understatement. The sector, as represented by the WilderHill Clean Energy index (ECO index), is down 78% since July 2008 and down 61% since 2011.
Especially with China remaining uncertain
To be sub-managed by ClariVest
Subscription models are an exciting and fast-growing sub-sector in the booming e-commerce market, writes TMT Investments' Alexander Selegenev.
Active and passive categories
The closure of many open-ended property funds for only the second time in their history (we think) is a classic case of irrational investor decision-making, writes Guy Stephens, managing director of Rowan Dartington Signature.
Overuse of antibiotics around the globe has created a worrying increase in resistance to many commonly used drugs, writes Carl Harald Janson, lead manager on the International Biotechnology trust.
One of the key differentiating factors of technology - and why it is such an exciting place to invest - is that it has the power to create new markets. Certainly, this may happen sporadically in retailing, or construction, or oil and gas, but permanent,...
The long-promised robotics revolution has arrived. True, it is not quite what people imagined only a few decades ago. The humanoid automata beloved by science fiction are still at best fringe novelties.
Few opportunities in electricity sector