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A Call to Action: Aligning Gender Lens Investing and ESG

Gender lens investing (GLI) is a thematic environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy.

“ESG, Motherhood, and Apple Pie”? Seven ESG Policy Questions

Is there a performance penalty for ESG investing? Is it logical to lump E, S, and G together?

Systemic Climate Risk and West Coast Wildfires

Is 2020 the watershed year when the world begins to understand the concept of systemic risk in our interactions with the natural environment?

Larry Fink on the “Long-Termism of Humanity”

"This is the beauty of humanity: We adapt, we evolve, we move forward,” Larry Fink says.

Janet Yellen on Recession Risks, Inequality, and Climate Change

Janet Yellen sat for a wide-ranging fireside chat with Margaret “Marg” Franklin, CFA.

The ESG Debate Heats Up: Four More Challenges

What are the main areas of concern in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) world?

India and the ESG Challenge

Climate change is for real and in India the challenge is particularly grave, Navneet Munot, CFA, writes.

Beyond Carbon: Water Risks and Sustainable Investing

The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa, demonstrates that carbon emissions and climate change are not the only sustainability threats, says Monika Freyman, CFA. Water concerns already affect investors' bottom lines as well as future risks to their top lines.

Rising Sea Levels and a Falling Margin of Safety

The environment's margin of safety is narrowing with each uptick in global temperatures. This will translate into greater effects on investor portfolios. It is the job of the investment manager to cushion against those risks while still seeking profitable opportunities.

Weekend Reads for Investors: Autumnal Edition

Jason Voss, CFA shares his Weekend Reads for Investors, including material on the prevalence of false memories, recent bank scandals, and new technologies that promise to transform the energy sector.