Worldwise Investor had a chance to catch up with Claudia Quiroz this week to find out how you manage a fund and in particular a sustainability fund, through these uncertain and turbulent times.
BBC News: David McCauley, climate change specialist at the Asian Development Bank warns that "recent floods in Manila and Bangkok have been a wake up call and shows that Asia is not that well prepared for climate change impacts. This is the reality going forward. These kind of events are fully consistent with what is predicted... they need to bring together the disaster preparedness community and the climate change community and takes steps like put better early warning systems in for...
A recent article from The Economist’s Schumpeter blog highlighted that despite a lack of strict regulation and apparent dwindling of executive interest, many firms see profits in being 'green' and sustainable.
According to one of China’s advisory bodies, a net gain of more than 9.5m jobs could be made over a 5 year period with the removal of energy intensive businesses and phasing in of ‘greener’ industries and renewable energy sources.
Carbon Nation have produced an optimistic solution based documentary that shows how tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national and energy security, promotes health and clean environment. We show below the trailer, but the full feature length video will be launched on 6th December 2011 at the Tabernacle, in Notting Hill, together with a Q&A with its Producer and Director Peter Byck.
Sarasin & Partners has launched the latest paper in its Responsible Investment research series. The current piece focuses on the environmental, social and governance issues surrounding shale gas development, and what investors need to know about this industry. The paper discusses five core points outlining the investment potential, risks as well as the environmental impact.
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The Multi-Asset approach seems to be a sensibel approach.
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