The recent listing of Coinbase has rekindled ESG questions about the cryptocurrency boom. However, we believe concerns about the high-energy intensity of Bitcoin mining are overstated, and the technology can play a less-acknowledged but important role in promoting financial inclusion.
Climate transition is a huge area of focus for investors. And corporate bonds will play a critical role in the journey to a net-zero carbon economy.
Low-carbon investing naturally leans toward renewable energy opportunities. But more industrial companies are taking the extra step to lower emissions with efficient energy technologies and by more accurately measuring their carbon footprint.
Companies globally are racing to reduce their carbon emissions. But what does it really take to achieve ambitious green targets?
The energy sector is beginning to adapt to the realities of climate change. Who is best positioned for the future?
As inflows to sustainable equities break new records, here’s what investors should look for to identify portfolios that align with their responsible investing goals.
High-dividend stocks haven’t been rewarded in 2020. But companies that offer strong payouts in a sustainable manner can help investors source surprisingly robust streams of income and equity returns.
The Department of Labor’s final rule on investment selection for DC plans left out language on ESG-themed investments. It’s a change that erases some confusion and seems to acknowledge that ESG and financial considerations are inseparable.
Prevailing wisdom suggests that companies with good corporate governance practices perform better financially and generate stronger returns. But how can you measure the effectiveness of a board?
Investors don’t often pay much attention to corporate culture. But cultural norms can make the difference between success and failure, especially for growth companies.
Investors are eager to buy bonds that help create a better, more sustainable world. Here’s how to navigate the evolving landscape.
As more companies tap government stimulus funds, questions are being asked about how shareholders may be affected. To answer these questions, investors must assess how corporate behavior and stakeholder engagement will shape a company’s long-term outlook.
Cash may still be king, but cashless commerce is rapidly becoming the new king. This cashless revolution is already generating transaction growth of 24% per year over the last 3 years, and 2020’s COVID-19 concerns will likely increase the use and benefits of cashless commerce.