Paul Gaston, Head of UK Sales at Pictet, explains why, in today's economic climate, there's never been a better time to invest in water.
It seems uniquely typical of British weather that we could have the lowest water reserves since 1976 during the wettest April on record. Outside these green, pleasant and slightly damp lands however, water scarcity is a topic that warrants serious discussion and, as an Opportunity Set, is rich in innovative investment ideas.
The water scarcity driving this opportunity set is as simple as it is disturbing. A mere 2.75% of the planet’s water is fresh water, the bulk of...
There is a gloomy inevitability that the day the hosepipe ban was put in place and posters went up announcing that ‘we are in drought’, the skies darkened and the clouds gathered. Chances are, this being England, we will have months of rain, all summer events will be ruined as usual and the Olympics will be a miserable wash-out.
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.
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