Aviva Investors’ response to COVID-19

In light of the uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, Aviva Investors is taking a number of steps to protect our employees and ensure we can meet our clients’ needs.

Views on COVID-19 economic and market impact

European long-income real estate: Seeking resilience in an uncertain world

As the trajectory of COVID-19 continues to evolve, Isabel Gossling looks at the implications for European real estate and long-lease strategies.

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A tale of two hemispheres: Economic recovery from COVID-19

While much of the developed world appears to be on the road to recovery, aided by the rapid roll-out of vaccines, the outlook for many poorer countries is far less favourable, says Ian Pizer.

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Virtual reality: How COVID-19 is reshaping the world of work

While the coronavirus pandemic has devastated livelihoods, it presents an opportunity for companies and policymakers to reinvent the world of work. The future is full of possibilities – but no easy answers.

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Virtual reality: How COVID-19 is reshaping the world of work

While the coronavirus pandemic has devastated livelihoods, it also presents an opportunity for companies and policymakers to reinvent the world of work. The future is full of possibilities – but no easy answers.

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Cutting loose: COVID-19 deals globalisation a further blow

Globalisation’s image problem may have been further tarnished by the pandemic, but can political leaders use the crisis to reform it for the better?

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Cutting loose: COVID-19 deals globalisation a further blow

Globalisation’s image problem may have been further tarnished by the pandemic, but can political leaders use the crisis to reform it for the better and resist the urge to abandon it altogether?

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Empire states of mind: Is the age of US exceptionalism at an end?

As the world starts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the US’s position as global hegemon will be under mortal threat from a resurgent China that looks to have escaped the virus relatively unscathed.

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Empire states of mind: Is the age of US exceptionalism at an end?

As the world starts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the US’s position as global hegemon will be under mortal threat from a resurgent China that looks to have escaped the virus relatively unscathed.

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Building back better: The path to net zero

While much of the world’s focus continues to be on tackling COVID-19, the climate crisis also requires urgent attention. The number of countries and companies supporting the move to a lower-carbon world is growing, but practical challenges remain in their efforts to navigate to a cleaner, safer and more sustainable world.

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Building back better: The path to net zero

While much of the world’s focus continues to be on tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis also requires urgent attention. The number of countries and companies supporting the move to a lower-carbon world is growing, but practical challenges remain. How can we build back better after COVID, and navigate to a cleaner, safer and sustainable world?

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Remote working is on the rise, but the office remains indispensable

While the COVID-19 lockdown has highlighted the possibilities of home working, bringing people together in offices is still the best way to spur innovation and productivity, says Jonathan Bayfield.

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Home and leisure in a pandemic: Girls (and boys) still want to have fun

From cinemas to cruises, the consumer-driven home and leisure sector was hit hard by lockdown restrictions. With economies reopening in a disjointed manner, some sub-sectors have rebounded quickly while others continue to struggle. Here, we look at how the pandemic is reshaping the industry and the implications for investors.

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Fit for the future: Unboxing ESG in real assets

Recent events have highlighted the importance of the environmental, social and governance characteristics of real asset investments – not only as part of COVID-19 recovery programmes, but also as a way of futureproofing portfolios.

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Fibre broadband: The need for speed

Lockdown measures imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the importance of digital connectivity. Tim Perry looks at the investment opportunities and challenges associated with European economies transitioning from copper to faster fibre broadband networks.

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The AIQ Podcast: Risk and resilience in an age of uncertainty

The latest episode of the AIQ podcast explores the nature of risk in an uncertain world. How can we stay resilient when the unexpected occurs?

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Reality bites: Retailing in a health crisis

In the latest instalment of our editorial series, Link, experts from Aviva Investors’ credit, equities and real asset teams discuss the consequences of COVID-19 on the retail sector and their implications for investors.

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