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Zero-COVID: China’s costly policy error

10 Aug 2022

Beijing’s ideological battle to stamp out COVID-19 appears increasingly misguided as the rest of the world learns to live with the virus. But the impact of China’s approach will be felt far beyond its borders.

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The AIQ Podcast: Taking stock of nature risk

15 Jul 2022

The idea that human actions are bringing natural systems close to breakdown, threatening livelihoods and financial stability, is making asset managers think harder about nature risk and the environmental dependencies in investee companies.

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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.

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What does the data say? Where have the safe havens gone?

27 May 2022

In this month’s instalment of our visual series on topical themes, we look at how various asset classes are holding up in a turbulent year for financial markets.

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Life force: Why nature matters

12 May 2022

Growing awareness that natural systems are stressed or even close to breakdown is prompting asset managers to look closely at nature-based risks and investee companies to understand their environmental impacts and dependencies.

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Back to nature: Why we must act now on the biodiversity crisis

31 Mar 2022

In an age of mass extinctions, policymakers, businesses and financial institutions are beginning to acknowledge the risks associated with biodiversity loss, along with the opportunities that arise from nature-positive solutions.

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Now for the hard part…..The challenge of delivering net zero

29 Mar 2022

More than one fifth of the world’s largest listed companies have committed to net-zero targets, but few have detailed roadmaps to get there. Mirza Baig considers the challenges for investors managing transition pathways.

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Ukraine-Russia crisis: The implications for global equities

29 Mar 2022

Our global equities team discuss the main direct and indirect consequences of the Ukraine-Russia crisis for stocks.

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Politics, activists and ESG: The outlook for UK equities

10 Mar 2022

We bring together members of our UK equities team to discuss the key opportunities and risks in the market.

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China, inflation and politics: Three reasons for EM turbulence

24 Feb 2022

Emerging market assets have underperformed developed market peers over the past decade. While this has led to valuation gaps, selectivity will be critical, argues David Nowakowski.

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Where the wild things are: Why investors should care about natural capital

14 Dec 2021

Finance must wake up to the risks associated with biodiversity loss and the opportunities that arise from nature-friendly solutions, argue Eugenie Mathieu, Julie Zhuang and Jonathan Toub.

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Waste not, want not: An investor’s guide to the circular economy

10 Dec 2021

Using the examples of electronics, food, autos and fashion, we explore the benefits of, and challenges to achieving, a more circular economy.

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