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May 7, 2020

The valuation of financial assets is based on expectations of future returns—but what if the next half century is vastly different from the previous one? Environmental changes are affecting companies and countries in a number of ways. Investors need to understand the key environmental trends and grapple with the implications for geopolitics and markets.

The valuation of financial assets is based on expectations of future returns—but what if the next half century is vastly different from the previous one? Environmental changes are affecting companies and countries in a number of ways. Investors need to understand the key environmental trends and grapple with the implications for geopolitics and markets.

March 23, 2020

Seeking to escape the inflation of the 1970s, policymakers have inadvertently engineered an equally powerful deflation machine. Over the past 30 years, this has been mightily reinforced by the transformation of China’s economy and the impact of technology.

Seeking to escape the inflation of the 1970s, policymakers have inadvertently engineered an equally powerful deflation machine. Over the past 30 years, this has been mightily reinforced by the transformation of China’s economy and the impact of technology.

December 23, 2019

Reimann family’s JAB Holding blends coffee brands, Lauder family fortunes rise as empire grows, Wallenberg family’s Electrolux makes white goods go green.

Reimann family’s JAB Holding blends coffee brands

JAB Holding, family office of Germany’s billionaire Reimann family, is merging two of its coffee brands with a view to a major listing in 2020 as competition with Nestle heats up.

June 12, 2018

The decimation of the environment is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity. But why is so little charitable giving directed towards it? Alexandra Newlove spoke to some of the powerhouses in environmental philanthropy about why donating to other causes may be a waste of time.

The decimation of the environment is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity. But why is so little charitable giving directed towards it? Alexandra Newlove spoke to some of the powerhouses in environmental philanthropy about why donating to other causes may be a waste of time.

March 26, 2018

The term “impact investing” celebrated its 10th birthday in 2017, a year where it seemed every other investment house launched a new fund offering to tap into the trend. But what does it really take to be an impact investor? And is the term being thrown around too loosely? Alexandra Newlove speaks to those active in the sector 

The term “impact investing” celebrated its 10th birthday in 2017, a year where it seemed every other investment house launched a new fund offering to tap into the trend. But what does it really take to be an impact investor? And is the term being thrown around too loosely? Alexandra Newlove speaks to those active in the sector 

July 8, 2014

Exploring the polar regions has long been an enticing challenge for those with the wealth to get there, but climate change means many are rushing to tick it off their bucket lists sooner rather than later

August 28, 2012

It’s getting hard to avoid noticing the impact of climate change, but mankind (true to form) is trying its best to do so.

It’s getting hard to avoid noticing the impact of climate change, but mankind (true to form) is trying its best to do so.

The threat, which mainly results through emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels, is absent from the US presidential debate. Republicans call it a hoax. The Democrats have other priorities.

The UK coalition government is close to reversing a pledge to oppose a third runway at Heathrow Airport, once a plank for its green credentials.

Why the lack of interest?

November 1, 2008

Climate change has been a hot topic in recent years with governments around the globe promising action. Mike Scott takes a look at what the threat of climate change means to family businesses and how to mitigate the risks it presents

Everyone is currently focused on the financial crisis, but that does not mean that other issues have gone away. When the markets settle down, the issue of climate change will still be there at the top of the agenda.

The arguments are familiar to most people – man-made emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases are warming the atmosphere and causing changes to the climate. The emissions, if left to continue at current rates, will have enormous consequences on everything from rainfall patterns and crop yields to the spread of diseases.

August 22, 2008

Investors who have been lobbying for some of the US' largest companies to go green are celebrating after a record 57 climate-related shareholder resolutions were filed during the 2008 proxy season.

Investors who have been lobbying for some of the US' largest companies to go green are celebrating after a record 57 climate-related shareholder resolutions were filed during the 2008 proxy season – nearly half of which were withdrawn after the companies agreed to action their climate-related commitments.

Prevalent among these companies was family-owned Ford, which becomes the first US auto company to provide a detailed plan of how it plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its new vehicle fleet by at least 30% over the next 12 years.

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