Climate change affects the long-term asset class return assumptions that underpin portfolio construction and multi-asset investors need to consider its implications carefully.
The notion of delivering change is central to impact investing. After all, we are looking to achieve a positive impact for global society, as well as a long-term financial return, through our impact funds.
David Zahn, Head of European Fixed Income at Franklin Templeton, highlights exciting developments in the green bond market, particularly in Europe, which is at the vanguard of sustainable investing.
Steel is essential in today’s world, and it will be just as essential tomorrow – much of the technology to create a zero-carbon future will use steel in its construction. Yet steel production itself is a highly polluting activity.
Amid a global pandemic, challenge and uncertainty can serve to strengthen the bonds among communities, and inspire us to take action for a sustainable future.