China: Financing the Green transformation
How green bonds can drive Beijing’s sustainability ambition
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 n ...
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 scena ...
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.
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 ...
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.
China: Decarbonizing the economy
Gauging the economic impact of China’s transition to ‘net zero’
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 compan ...
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 monetary ...
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 by ...
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 ha ...
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.