SRI Chronicles

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    N°19 SRI Chronicles

    The result of the European elections on 26 May shows that young voters were in favor of a more environmentally focused policy. It relates to promote growth that is green, well-balanced and increasingly carbon free. The real test will be what happens in the next five years. Is Europe going green?

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    Responsible Investing overview

    Far from sacrificing performance to ethical concerns, responsible investing actually reconciles both, helping to limit risk and volatility and unquestionably providing opportunities for attractive returns.

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    N°18 SRI Chronicles

    There are some commemorations that we could really do without. Between 2007-2009, the worst financial crash since 1929 resulted in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and the Madoff scandal. People working on markets at the time will have the event etched in their memories. But 10 years later, what lessons have been learnt?

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    N°17 SRI Chronicles

    Since the launch of our Chronicles, the “From an Academic Point of View” section has generally focused on companies and the field of microeconomics. However, it is just as relevant to consider sustainable development in the context of investment in sovereign debt, and to study the ESG (Environmental, Social and...

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    Maritime transport under review

    The shipping sector is under long-awaited, growing pressure on environmental issues. Companies are facing several topics (on sulphur emissions reduction, ballast water, and more recently an initiative GHG emissions reductions).

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    N°15 SRI Chronicles

    Europe is at the heart of a number of debates on the environment, especially the highly controversial glyphosate, and responsible investing. The European Commission is expected to make ambitious decisions in coming months.

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    N°14 SRI Chronicles

    Our mission is a simple one: to consider and foster a ‘longer term’ perspective and thereby contribute to the social and environmental balance of the companies in which we invest, as they expand.

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    N°13 SRI Chronicles

    Any mention of the word ‘climate’ was entirely absent from the UK’s farewell letter to the European Union and 12 months after the UK voted to leave there are still doubts over the future of climate policies. The issue is of paramount importance as predictability and stability are essential for investment decisions...

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    N°12 SRI Chronicles

    2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the Brundtland report that formalised the definition of sustainable development. The progress made so far is encouraging despite setbacks along the way. This year, in particular, there are new risks.
    The inauguration of Donald Trump and his administration on January 20th is...

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    N°11 SRI Chronicles

    A huge step has just been taken in the fight against global warming. Ahead of the G20 meeting on September 4 and 5, the US and China ratified the global climate agreement negotiated at last year’s COP 21 summit in Paris. Before the agreement comes into force, it must be ratified by a minimum of 55 countries...

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    N°10 SRI Chronicles

    We have dedicated this issue of the Chronicles to the memory of Manuel Doméon. He was a major driving force behind Socially Responsible Investments at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management and further afield. The issues we shall address here demonstrate once more that the challenges of governance and environmental...

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    N°2 SRI Chronicles

    Does Socially Responsible Investment earn higher or lower returns than traditional investments? How can we measure a company’s extra-financial, environmental and social performance? These questions are hotly debated in the SRI universe and they have led to a focus on SRI “materiality”, i.e. the correlation between...

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    N°1 SRI Chronicles

    Here is the first issue of our SRI Chronicles, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management’s quarterly magazine dedicated to Socially Responsible Investment. This new publication will feature news, analysis of major SRI issues and focus reports on individual companies after our meetings with senior management teams.

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