Tim Hodgson imagines a future where portfolios are managed to risk, return and impact goals via a total portfolio approach that puts every investment into a competition to best meet those goals. He outlines some questions to guide portfolio actions to get there.
Tim HodgsonJune 29, 2021
Investors including the French SWF wanting clarity around corporate carbon emissions call for mandatory disclosure.
Amanda WhiteJune 17, 2021
Nobel Prize winner Professor William Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics and Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, explains his theory of ‘No Regrets’ whereby companies can integrate ESG at a level that brings real benefits for society but has limited impact on the corporate.
Sarah RundellMarch 22, 2021
Robeco chief executive Gilbert van Hassel opened the 'Sustainability Digital: A Planet in Trouble' conference with a reminder of the opportunities in sustainability and the importance of working with others. At Robeco this now includes engaging directly with sovereign governments.
Sarah RundellMarch 11, 2021
The climate-impact dashboard is part of a 3-D investment framework that balances risk, return and impact. This includes total portfolio thinking, long-horizon investing, impact investment strategies, system-level engagement and strategic partnership between asset owners and asset managers. Here Tim Hodgson lays out eight guiding principles to help shape a climate-impact dashboard.
Tim HodgsonMarch 3, 2021
Ontario Teachers' has launched its plan to reach net-zero portfolio emissions by 2050, the culmination of a decade of work by the fund in addressing climate change. Amanda White looks at the fund’s climate journey, which has significant lessons for other funds looking to move to net zero.
Amanda WhiteFebruary 9, 2021