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Technology

New managers struggle to get ahead via zoom

The interruptions to work and the revolution of technological tools in 2020 have changed thee way investors assess funds managers. A discussion around due diligence in a lockdown environment finds  that allocators have tended to stick with existing relationships through the pandemic making it difficult for managers approaching investors for the first time to form relationships and win mandates.
Climate

Climate problem and industry ownership

Tim Hodgson, co-head of the Thinking Ahead Group, goes through an elaborate exercise to determine how much of the climate problem the institutional investment industry owns. The first step, he says, in finding a solution.
COVID-19

The hour for leadership is now

This crisis is a leadership defining moment, and now more than ever, investment leaders have the opportunity to make life-changing differences for roughly four billion people’s savings and investments.
Sustainability

Largest investors need governance change

Governance and culture considerations among the largest 100 asset owners need to be improved according to the Willis Towers Watson Thinking Ahead Institute second Asset Owner 100 study. These asset owners account for 35 per cent of total asset owner capital with combined assets of $19 trillion.
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