On Thursday 24th June, at the inaugural Sustainable Investment Festival, Ken Van Weyenberg, Senior Client Portfolio Manager - Thematic Global Equity, Candriam presented a thought-provoking session titled: Climate Change, a multi-decade investment opportunity.
You can now watch the session on-demand below.
The World Bank expects $4 trillion of investment over the next 15 years in the effort to restrict the global rise in the post-industrial temperature to well below 2⁰C. By investing in a climate solutions strategy, you become part of the solution, and part of the global transition to a low-carbon economy. Opportunities to invest in this growth mega-trend range from the obvious, such as renewable energies, recycling, and 'green' building materials, to less obvious, such as virtualisation software, and enzymes which improve energy efficiency.
But how to mitigate and adapt to climate change? How can responsible investors address the entire value chain? Is the ‘ESG bubble' a myth or a reality?