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liam kennedy

The price of skill

June 2018 (magazine)By

It remains to be seen whether pension funds regain their appetite for higher-fee alternative strategies that have fallen out of favour in recent years

daniel ben ami

Technological diffusion is fraught

June 2018 (magazine)By

It is easy to forget just how long it can take for an invention to become a pervasive technology. Even the most brilliant idea can take time before it is widely adopted

carlo svaluto moreolo

‘Quitaly’ remains an unlikely prospect

June 2018 (magazine)By

European markets have clearly shown anxiety about the joint reform programme presented by the two parties that have agreed to form a coalition government in Italy

nick reeve

Venturing into the unknown

June 2018 (magazine)By

Two projects designed to boost investment in local ‘growth’ companies and domestic assets were in the news last month, but for different reasons

heribert karch

aba Anniversary Conference: ‘Grasp opportunities reform offers’

June 2018 (magazine)By

Germany’s occupational pension association delivered an impassioned defence of the country’s second-pillar pension system at its 80th annual conference in Berlin last month.

Accounting Matters: Cutting the clutter

June 2018 (magazine)By

The IASB’s disclosure initiative project has passed many people by. It dates back to 2011, when the board needed something to do after the US refused to adopt IFRS

All Opinion

diary of an investor pieter mullen

Diary of an Investor: What’s up with research costs?

June 2018 (magazine)By Pieter Mullen

In fixed income, no-one has ever really known how the research impacts on investment costs

a large scale investment by aviva in the polish coal industry has placed the firm in the crosshairs of environmental activists

Long-term Matters: Who decides which engagement is fit for purpose?

June 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, , Ian Dunlop

Private responses to my recent article about investors who do ‘BS’ stewardship have raised two key questions

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

diary of an investor pieter mullen

Diary of an Investor: Making an impact

May 2018 (magazine)By

We at Wasserdicht like to think that our company has a positive impact around the world as a pump and flood protection equipment multinational

All Columns

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

luke hildyard

Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

keith ambachtsheer

Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

will goodhart

Guest Viewpoint: Will Goodhart, CFA UK

January 2018 (magazine)

“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”

gregg mc clymont

Guest viewpoint: Greg McClymont

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension systems everywhere are either struggling to manage the shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) or contemplating the journey

Guest Viewpoint: Sarah Keohane Williamson & Matthew Leatherman

November 2017 (Magazine)

“The selection of a benchmark is secondary to many other provisions for encouraging long-term behaviour”

robin ellison

Guest Viewpoint: Robin Ellison

October 2017 (Magazine)

“The FCA has picked the wrong fight. We need a way to rate alternative investments”

All Guest Viewpoint

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