Research-China: Financing the Green transformation

How green bonds can drive Beijing’s sustainability ambition

Tomorrow Augmented-Veganism: from the table to investments

With increasing awareness of the environmental impact of our food, more and more consumers are changing their diet in favour of vegan options. Even the financial market is following the trend. This...

Fixed Income-Will inflation return? Here’s what’s good to have in your wallet

Vaccination progress, the gradual economic reopening, a recovery of consumption, and continuation of expansive monetary and fiscal policies: all these factors combine to suggest a post-pandemic...

Macrocast-AXA IM Talk on Asia & China Market: China’s Q1: Slower but more balanced growth

AXA IM’s Senior Emerging Asia Economist, Aidan Yao, shares his latest macro views on China and Asian Market every month.

Tomorrow Augmented-Decade of Transition: The Value of Corporate Governance in a More Sustainable World

This part of the Decade of Transition series focuses on the “G” of ESG investment—how governance is increasingly influenced by investors engaging with companies about their impact on the world.

Tomorrow Augmented-Decade of Transition: The Changing Climate for Sustainable Investment

This Decade of Transition content series looks at how environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment will play a fundamental role in achieving a more sustainable future. Part 1 focuses on...

Tomorrow Augmented-Why green energy is nowhere near bubble territory

Last year an extraordinary shift took place among both corporates and investors in their collective attitude to green energy.

Research-China: Decarbonizing the economy

Gauging the economic impact of China’s transition to ‘net zero’

Responsible Investment-Sustainable diets: A new theme on the menu for investors?

The shift towards a more sustainable diet continued throughout 2020, illustrated by a ramp up in targets for emissions and food waste from a number of leading players in the food industry.

Tomorrow Augmented-Towards “net-zero” finance

“Net-zero” is the new objective of sustainable and responsible finance, imposed by the need to tackle the climate crisis. Major institutional investors and the world’s largest asset management...

Fixed Income-Higher inflation on the cards? What this could mean for interest rates - and investors

As the world begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, businesses worldwide are gearing up to reopen, paving the way for a potential spending boom fuelled by sustained government and...

Tomorrow Augmented-Would you trust a robot with your grandfather? Stories of lonely elderly people and social robots

Taking the form of humanoids, seal pups and lamps, the small social robots designed to interact with elderly people are proving very beneficial - especially among those who are lonely or affected...

Responsible Investment-Why COVID-19 could be a tipping point for sustainable investing

Growing demand for a more sustainable approach to investing in recent years has increasingly made environmental, social and governance - or ESG – issues a mainstream investment topic. There have...

Responsible Investment-Why less carbon means stronger growth for the global economy (AU)

As long-term investors, we always need to have an eye on sustainability – sustainability of business models, of earnings growth and the ability to manage risk.

Responsible Investment-Why less carbon means stronger growth for the global economy

As long-term investors, we always need to have an eye on sustainability – sustainability of business models, of earnings growth and the ability to manage risk.

Responsible Investment-Responsible investing, sustainability and ESG: Debunking the myths

The socioeconomic impact of 2020’s coronavirus pandemic has been gargantuan. But the watershed year has galvanised governments, policymakers and individuals in terms of taking greater action, to...

Responsible Investment-Net Zero Emissions through investments: Road testing a pilot for intermediary target setting

Climate change is providing challenges for investors in every corner of financial markets. Perhaps the most fundamental of these lies in understanding how our portfolios align with the global goals...

Responsible Investment-ESG essentials: clearing the mist of sustainable investing

The surge in investor appetite for sustainable themes suggests a more mainstream and longer-term role for environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in Asian investors’ portfolios.

Macrocast-AXA IM Talk on Asia & China Market: Decoding China’s ambitious path to ‘Net-Zero’

AXA IM’s Senior Emerging Asia Economist, Aidan Yao, shares his latest macro views on China and Asian Market every month.

Macroeconomics-Who can resist market contagion?

US long-term yields should continue to rise in the near-term as inflation is likely to rise, a least transitorily. Europe is fighting contagion. Fragile EMs are in the worst position are being...