The sustainable investment opportunity in emerging markets

80% of GDP generated in cities

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To date, sustainable investment has focused heavily on opportunities within developed markets.

But the world's emerging markets also present compelling opportunities that require specialist and local knowledge to be identified and captured effectively. There are several macro factors at play, which should ensure that the EM sustainable investment opportunity is for the long term. EM growth invites a rethink on global challenges EMs are set to be the key beneficiaries of two global megatrends: urbanisation and demographics. Currently over 80% of global GDP is generated in cities and 93% of future urban population growth is expected to take place in emerging economies. NatWe...

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