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Research & Investment Strategy

China: Financing the Green transformation

How green bonds can drive Beijing’s sustainability ambition

Responsible investment

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 ...

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 scena ...

Macro insights

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.

Responsible investment

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 ...

Macro insights

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 & Investment Strategy

China: Decarbonizing the economy

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

Responsible investment

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 ...

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 monetary ...

The Evolving Economy

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 ...

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 ha ...

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.