The Alpha and Beta of ESG investing

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Research / Market

Amundi’s new research on the impact of ESG investing on equity asset pricing finds that when an alpha strategy is massively implemented, it becomes a beta strategy.

In Europe, the massive mobilization of institutional investors regarding ESG investing has impacted demand mechanisms, with a subsequent effect on prices, thereby also triggering a performance premium.

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Climate change: Central Banking focus report is online, 26/06/2019 ESG, Research / Market

Climate change: Central Banking focus report is online

Following Mark Carney’s “breaking the tragedy of the horizon” speech in 2015, it became apparent central banks and regulators needed to sit up and take responsibility for risks emerging as a result of climate change. It appears Carney’s call to arms was heard, but there remains an abundance of work to be undertaken. Central Banking report, made in partnership with Amundi, will provide some guidance on issues that need to be discussed.