Throughout this difficult period, the ESG conversation needs to continue down the practical path which has seen its resonance extend into the mainstream. To this end, Reuters Events has assembled the exclusive insights of industry leaders in two webinars (April 28th and 30th).
Bringing together world-renowned CEOs, CIOs, ESG Directors, data providers and regulators, the ESG Investment Summit Europe (May 27-28, London) will drive ESG forward into mainstream investing.
The Diplomatic World Magazine and the sister organization, the Diplomatic World Institute, establish a bilateral media partnership with alternative investor information (altii).
Join 150+ asset managers, fund selectors and industry experts on 12.-13. November in Amsterdam to share insights in small group conversations about regulation, portfolio risk, clients, metrics, product innovation and marketing. altii members can secure a 10% discount.
Nearly a third of the world is subject to water stress. Thomas Schumann Capital has identified two key strategies through which savvy, forward-looking investors can realize significant returns while contributing to global water sustainability.
In ValueWalk’s Q&A session, Thomas Schumann, founder of the Water Security Fund, discusses the fund’s structure, the water crisis outside America, and the correlation between Africa’s population and climate change.
A recently published white paper of Business Wire based on an expert interview with Christine Riedmann-Streitz, MarkenFactory GmbH, outlines the key challenges and practical implications that the digital age carries for brands and for the competitiveness of companies.
Distributed Ledger Technology is rapidly disrupting traditional business processes. Join 2,000 industry leaders, 80+ speakers and 50+ innovative exhibitors at Blockchain Summit Frankfurt taking place on the 26th March at Kap Europa, Frankfurt.
Alcohol has, consumed irresponsibly, potentially negative consequences for consumers’ health and the environment. From an ESG perspective, the risks of alcohol and its production need to be considered in investment decisions.
Candriam launches the world's first free learning platform for sustainable investing. The platform aims to raise awareness of SRI in the financial community, educate participants and communicate knowledge.
While advertisers acknowledge the importance of digital capabilities, their organisations have failed to improve these. Turning to agencies sets the path to widen the skill divide between advertisers and agencies, says BCG.
In their global survey, PwC has asked 550 investment professionals about their views on the impact of globalisation and technology on growth, talent, trust and society, and contrasts those views with findings among CEOs.
Since 1993, the World Water Day has been celebrated annually on March 22. At altii, we have taken the opportunity to updated our sustainability special and add valuable content about the topic of “water" to it.
BayernInvest and ACATIS are jointly launching a global equity fund, which is entirely managed by artificial intelligence. Aiming to outperform the MSCI by three percent every year, the fund is the first of his kind on the German market.
Impact investing, generating social and environmental benefits while achieving financial returns, has attracted more than $77 billion in AuM. However, some changes are needed to allow further expansion, says McKinsey.
The British financial regulator FCA has examined the costs of investment funds. Due to high fees and lacking performance of active management, the regulator plans on enhancing transparency of investment goals and costs.
The better an insurer’s enterprise risk management, the better he performed during the financial crisis. McKinsey shows the elements of an effective framework that reduces volatility and improves capital performance.
Key stakeholders are requiring deeper insights into a company’s performance, strategy, governance, and risks. Surveying more than 120 executives, EY investigates, how corporations are improving their financial reports.
Looking at the big picture, some key trends will affect the usage and demand for real estate globally and over the next decade: Urbanisation, a shift of economic power, the rise of the global middle class, ageing populations and global interconnectedness.
On November 24, ETF Securities hosts their next webinar. Giving an outlook for commodity prices, the webinar investigates whether commodities are at an inflection point as suggested by a growing number of analysts.
For the FERI EuroRating Award 2016 in the special mentions category Fund Innovations, FERI has nominated five funds. The funds set up by Ampega, Apo Asset Management, Finreon, Pictet Funds and Robeco all tackle different mega trends.
Berlin is facing an increasing demand for housing and office buildings. Due to its function as Germany’s capital, this trend in further enforced. A lock at current trends at this special real estate market.
In a base case, PwC expects that alternative assets increase to 13.6 trillion US-Dollar in 2020. To benefit from this growth in assets, alternatives manager must fulfil some key capabilities to fit in with the changing conditions in the industry.
Refracking, the practice of fracking existing wells, can be a cost saving investment for oil producers. Halliburton is now partnering up with BlackRock, which invest $500 million in refracking projects during the next three years.
Speed Dating: Projects, Power Plants and Investments 4&5 May 2015, Zurich – Half-hour meetings between top management from financially-strong investors, utility, project developers and providers of investment opportunities. Focus are European wind-, solar-, and hydro power projects and plants.
Websites that are mobile friendly will gain in Google’s search rankings after the implementation of the new algorithm. altii was designed from the outset consistently for mobile devices and welcomes this expected and important step.