The wave of global protests against racial injustice in 2020 has promoted companies to examine their links to systemic racism.
We celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day whilst at a critical juncture for global gender equality.Although recent years have seen progress on, for example, female presentation in leadership positions, the Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare and deepened already existing inequities
Despite a violent COVID-driven correction in the first quarter of 2020, markets responded with a rebound throughout the remainder of the year and returns were primarily positive across asset classes. The 2021 Janus Henderson Market GPS Investment Outlook suggests cautious optimism for performance outcomes while exhorting investors to diversify in order to mitigate outlier risks.
It's vital for financial advisors to be able to understand which values are important to each client, and to be able to meet each client's need with a portfolio that addresses their values.
Get in touch with a model specialist to learn how incorporating models, as well as technology, into your practice can help make things more transparent and uncover key areas your clients want to discuss, like risk.
The 2019-2020 Responsible Investing Engagement Report chronicles Nuveen's active-ownership initiatives and the outcomes achieved over the past year.
To say 2020 was a strong year for sustainable investing would be an understatement. Not only were there prodigious fl ows into sustainable strategies, such as ESG (environmental, social and governance) funds, sustainable strategies outperformed non-sustainable strategies during the market turmoil – providing validation that incorporating ESG data and analytics can help manage both portfolio risk and returns.
Antony Marsden, Head of Governance and Responsible Investment, explores key themes related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in 2021, including why a rethink on ratings is necessary to align expectations with reality.