- ESG Thema #2 - EU Fit for 55 package
ESG Thema #2 - EU Fit for 55 package
Monday 09 August 2021
The EU formally adopted in June its new objective of cutting the bloc’s greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030 versus 1990. This represents a substantial increase in the bloc’s ambition compared to the previous 40% reduction target and sets an interim target close to the range of domestic emissions reductions of 58-70% deemed consistent with the Paris Agreement by Climate Action Tracker. As such, this objective places the European Union as a leading region on climate change mitigation efforts...
The Recent Performance of ESG Investing, the Covid-19 Catalyst and the Biden Effect
The purpose of this paper is to appraise recent ESG trends in global equity markets. It contributes to a broader research project started at Amundi in 2014 on the relevance of ESG.
ESG Thema #4 - Investing in the Circular Economy: Closing the loop
Circular Economy can be defined as an economic system of trade and production which, at all stages of the product lifecycle, aims to increase the efficiency of resource use and reduce environmental impact while developing the well-being of individuals.
Shifts & Narratives #10 - China is finally emerging from the US’s shadow
Today, with developed market equities highly correlated and bond yields remaining subdued, investors are searching for other sources of income. In this respect, China’s assets could prove to be a useful diversifier for global portfolios, as they are likely to become increasingly independent from US ones.