COOKIES: We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. You can see our cookie policy here. Please click agree to remove this message.

mast image

Special Report

ESG: The metrics jigsaw

Sections

Analysis

liam kennedy

Can we all be Canadian?

December 2019 (Magazine)By

As we approach the 2020s, what have we learned about pension investing in the last 20 years?

daniel ben ami

The fiscal shift is no solution

December 2019 (Magazine)By

There is a growing consensus that there needs to be a shift from extraordinary monetary policy to fiscal activism. Although quantitative easing (QE) will continue, there is a widespread recognition that its effects are diminishing.

carlo svaluto moreolo

Factor strategies should be based on scientific consensus

December 2019 (Magazine)By

Investors should take note of the debate taking place within the factor investing industry. On one side, are those who support a purist approach to the definition of factors, arguing that factor strategies should be built using factor proxies that undergo rigorous scientific tests. Scientific Beta, the organisation linked to 

vewnilia ipe dec 2019

The easy option

December 2019 (Magazine)By Venilia Amorim

The Dutch social affairs’ minister Wouter Koolmees has spared millions of Dutch pensioners last month from having their pension payments cut in 2020, after the government granted pension funds a year’s grace period to restore coverage ratios.

kpmgs approach to auditing looks set to prevail

Corporate reporting: Where were the parents?

December 2019 (Magazine)By

Financial reports are normally dull affairs. Apart from the endless reams of paper detailing figures that few people understand, most of us just want to know a few key facts: whether the bottom line profit number is higher or lower than last year; whether the overall balance sheet can be summed up with a correspondingly big number – big is always better; and, critically, whether there will be a dividend.

raj thamotheram

Long-term matters: Financial sector employees can help win the climate change fight

December 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram,

More than a thousand Google employees have signed a public letter calling on the company to take bold action on climate change. They joined employees in other companies such as Amazon and Microsoft who published similar letters, calling their companies to take real action on climate change in response to the climate crisis.

All Analysis

raj thamotheram

Long-term matters: Financial sector employees can help win the climate change fight

December 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram,

More than a thousand Google employees have signed a public letter calling on the company to take bold action on climate change. They joined employees in other companies such as Amazon and Microsoft who published similar letters, calling their companies to take real action on climate change in response to the climate crisis.

bob collie

Guest viewpoint: Bob Collie

December 2019 (Magazine)By

“With DC now globally dominant, the momentum that has been building is likely to continue” 

raj thamotheram

Long Term Matters: Time to shit or get off the (ESG) pot

November 2019 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

The ESG project is well beyond its childhood, even its teenage years. PRI has been going for 13 years and SRI activity pre-dated it by a decade. 

kerrin rosenberg

Guest viewpoint: Kerrin Rosenberg

November 2019 (Magazine)By

“It is crucial to remember that the focus on good governance extends to including illiquid and private investment”

All Columns

IPE QUEST

Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2575

    Asset class: Core Real Estate Muli-Manager Separate Managed Account.
    Asset region: Global.
    Size: CHF 150m.
    Closing date: 2019-12-20.

  • QN-2576

    Asset class: Small Caps Equity.
    Asset region: US.
    Size: $>100m.
    Closing date: 2019-12-09.

  • QN-2578

    Asset class: Sovereign Local Currency Emerging Market Debt.
    Asset region: Local emerging markets.
    Size: EUR 950m.
    Closing date: 2019-12-19.

Begin Your Search Here
<