SUSTAINABILITY

World Water Week Closed; water crucial to UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

By Edward Leung World Water Week hosted by Stockholm International Water Institute had closed on Friday in Stockholm, Sweden. Meeting delegations concluded that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire United Nations 2030 Agenda as well as the Paris Climate Agreement. ' World Water ...
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Investors should take note of the climate, says BlackRock

Investors can no longer ignore climate change, and they should incorporate climate awareness into their investment analysis, says the BlackRock Investment Institute(BII). In a new publication, “Adapting portfolios to climate change,” BII details increasing climate-related market risks in four areas: Technological advances in power production, storage and consumption that are ...
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Sustainability and return come together, says Swiss Private Bank

By Edward Leung Easing is to be expected for much for the 2017 for the US and Europe, while sustainability and good return can be balanced through extensive analysis, says Philipp E, Bartschi, Chief Investment Officer for Swiss-based private bank, Bank J Safra Sarasin(“Bank J Safra”), in his recent asset ...
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Transparent, Standardized and quality data crucial to ESG Adoption, Survey Indicated

 By Edward Leung A global survey of more than 500 institutional investors conducted by State Street Corporation revealed that,  while the majority (72%) of Asia-Pacific (APAC) institutional investors are implementing an environment, social and governance (ESG) framework in their investment process, the lack of transparent, standardized, quality data remain a significant barrier ...
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