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Laura Dew and Ruth Gillbe report from Investment Week's Environment, Ethical, Social and Governance (ESG) Investment Conference and Awards, held in London on 26 November.

Eric Borremans, sustainability expert, Pictet Asset Management What is the link between climate change and the economy? In terms of climate change, today we are operating under a ‘business as usual’ scenario, which could ultimately result in rising temperatures globally, and therefore a significant increase in extreme weather conditions. The economic implications of that would be dramatic – the majority of companies are impacted by extreme weather events. The other option, which may come in to play in the next few years, depending on decisions made at the United Nations Framework...

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