Announcing the winners of the Index Provider Awards of The Asset Triple A Private Capital Awards for Private Banks, Wealth & Investment Bank Advisers, Solutions and Index Providers 2022.
26 Sep 2022
This year’s heatwaves, wildfires, storms, droughts, and floods make it increasingly clear that global warming is causing more extreme weather. But conventional climate models have chronically overlooked the nature of these risks and the broader implications they have for the real economy and society
23 Sep 2022
Advanced economies have long relied principally on developing countries for primary commodities and natural resources to fuel their industries and economic expansion. But this has entailed high social and environmental costs for lower-income economies and, increasingly, the world as a whole
16 Sep 2022
Addressing the world's biggest challenges will require a completely new policymaking paradigm, one that looks past all the old arguments about the supposed inherent limits of government and the dichotomy between the public and private sectors. States and markets must be treated as the complementary institutions they have always been
15 Sep 2022
Agreena, a Danish agtech start-up that sells carbon credits generated by farmers who transition to more regenerative farming practices, has joined a distributed ledger technology (DLT) test project that aims to incorporate tokenized assets into traditional financial instruments.
22 Sep 2022
Water-related crises around the world have shown that current systems of governance and economic organization are unsuited for a world altered by global warming. The days of getting by with stop-gap measures are gone; the situation demands mission-oriented collective action at all levels
22 Sep 2022
ABC Impact, an impact investment firm backed by Temasek Trust, the philanthropic unit of Singapore wealth fund Temasek, has invested in Innovafeed, a Paris-based producer of sustainable animal feed and plant nutrition ingredients from insects. Other investors in Innovafeed’s latest US$250 million funding round include global agribusiness companies ADM and Cargill, as well as existing investors Temasek and Creadev.
21 Sep 2022
Given the geopolitical and climate-driven urgency of phasing out fossil fuels and shifting to a carbon-neutral economy, it is tempting to hand more decision-making power to credentialed experts. Yet whatever advantages a technocratic approach might have would almost certainly be offset by popular resistance and loss of public trust
16 Sep 2022
Given the rich world’s longstanding failure to finance climate mitigation and adaptation in the Global South, it is understandable that some developing countries would prioritize their own immediate growth over “saving the planet”. In fact, there is no longer any trade-off between economic growth and decarbonization
10 Sep 2022
Many companies are promising to align their objectives – including how they measure their performance – with broader imperatives relating to sustainability, development and social well-being. But progress will require effective incentives, and creating them is far from being a straightforward matter
9 Sep 2022
The late Nobel laureate chemist Richard Smalley once argued that humanity's challenges – including poverty, hunger, and violent conflict – can be overcome by ensuring energy delivery. Today, with even advanced economies experiencing the effects of energy insecurity, the world is learning the hard way that Smalley was right
9 Sep 2022
Paul Milon, Tina Chang bring significant amount of ESG insight and experience
8 Sep 2022