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Organisational Design

Making the future of work actually work

The CFA Institute's Future of Work in Investment Management report reveals the changes investment organisations are likely to make as they reassess the context of careers, work, and the culture of organizations, both in the near term and in the next five to 10 years. The report's author Rebecca Fender explains the key lessons.
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12 months of innovation at the CFA

In the past 12 months the CFA Institute has innovated to adapt to meet member and industry needs. CEO Marg Franklin talks to Amanda White about the benefits of computer-based testing, the CFA's standards around ESG and diversity and its upcoming project around the future of work in the investment industry.
Sustainability

Stewardship shifts to impact

The focus of stewardship is shifting from the amount of engagement to its quality. The CFA Institute's Mary Leung argues this presents a unique opportunity for institutional investors and companies to elevate the way they engage and create long term, sustainable value for shareholders.
Sustainability

CFA’s future of sustainability

A huge survey by the CFA Institute of more than 7,000 industry participants has found 85 per cent of CFA Institute members now consider ESG factors in their investing, but it also reveals a big gap in the required skills, data and culture around ESG. Rebecca Fender explains.
COVID-19

COVID-19 hits retirement system adequacy

COVID-19 has exacerbated retirement insecurity and governments need to use this as an opportunity to examine their system inadequacies and make improvements according to David Knox, partner at Mercer and author of the annual Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension index which measures adequacy, sustainability and integrity of 39 retirement systems.
Climate

Finance needs to lift its climate game

A recent survey of CFA Institute members showed finance firms are lagging in how they incorporate climate change into the investment process. Matt Orsagh, senior director, capital markets policy at CFA Institute, details steps that can be taken to improve this.
COVID-19

Campbell Harvey: cautiously optimistic

Campbell Harvey, Professor of Finance at Duke University, is optimistic there will be a vaccine developed in the fourth quarter of this year, a period where he also predicts a return to economic growth. However inflation is his biggest fear.
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