Latest responsible investment thinking

  • The burning issue: Avoiding ESG fatigue

    25 Aug 2022

    How can we face existential problems and stay positive? Abigail Herron contemplates simple steps to protect momentum and avoid burnout.

  • Strategies to change the financial system: An interview with Natalie Mangondo

    16 Aug 2022

    Can society reform the system that has enabled growth but simultaneously brought the long-term health of the planet into question? UN Climate Change High Level Champions Finance Youth Fellow Natalie Mangondo contemplates choices and change with AIQ.

  • Global equity income Q&A: Richard Saldanha on the outlook for dividends and growth

    3 Aug 2022

    The lead manager of our Global Equity Income strategy discusses risks and opportunities for income-seeking investors in a turbulent time for markets.

  • Investing in a just transition to net zero: A Q&A with Nick Robins

    30 Jun 2022

    Reaching net zero by 2050 will require significant injections of capital. But it is also an opportunity to rethink social relationships, as Professor Nick Robins explains.

  • Supply chains, painkillers and gene editing: ESG risks in pharma

    29 Jun 2022

    Reflecting on ESG risks in the pharmaceutical industry, Sora Utzinger discusses supply chains and counterfeit medicines, access to painkillers, and the ethics of gene editing.

  • What does the data say? Biodiversity loss: From horror to hope

    24 Jun 2022

    In this month’s instalment of our visual series on topical themes, we explore the world of biodiversity.

  • ESG investing: Lasting lessons from Russia’s war on Ukraine

    23 Jun 2022

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to ESG receiving widespread flak. While much of the criticism is unjustified, the episode underlines how many issues related to ESG are complex and involve trade-offs. Investment approaches may need fine tuning, especially if the geopolitical landscape continues to change so rapidly.

  • Levelling up for a new social contract

    21 Jun 2022

    The global financial crisis of 2007 and the COVID-19 pandemic widened social inequalities, with vulnerable communities hit the hardest. Governments, investors and companies all have a duty to address the issue.

  • Antimicrobial resistance: Q&A with Dame Sally Davies

    10 Jun 2022

    Resistance to antibiotics is already killing millions. Professor Dame Sally Davies, UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance, spoke to AIQ on the latest developments to counter antimicrobial resistance Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the UK and globally.

  • Deep water: Ten threats to marine ecosystems

    8 Jun 2022

    Our air, weather, food, the health of diverse marine life and millions of jobs all depend on the ocean. But we have not done well as custodians of marine ecosystems. Here, we set out ten ways where human actions threaten the health of an essential environment.

  • The investment case for nature

    17 May 2022

    The impact of economic activity on the natural world has long been ignored. However, governments, companies and investors can all play a role in helping to protect nature.

  • Levelling up: Investing towards a new social contract

    17 May 2022

    As we learn to live with COVID-19, focus is returning to delivering a just transition. This is important to secure long-term investment outcomes, but also presents direct opportunities.

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