Search Our Blog

Follow Us

Archive for the ‘ESG Matters’ Category

 

ESG Matters – February 2018

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Mar 05, 2018 in ESG Matters

Alexander Forbes Investments adopts a Living*Investing framework, which is a risk-led, forward-thinking investment approach aimed at achieving client objectives with a greater degree of certainty. Taking a sustainable investment view by including the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, is one of the key investment beliefs underlying the Living*Investing framework.

Continue Reading

ESG Matters – January 2018

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Feb 12, 2018 in ESG Matters

Dear reader. Alexander Forbes Investments adopts a Living*Investing framework, which is a risk-led, forward-thinking investment approach aimed at achieving client objectives with a greater degree of certainty. Taking a sustainable investment view, including the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, is one of the key investment beliefs underlying the Living*Investing framework.
The intention of the Alexander Forbes Investments ESG Matters is to provide you, the investor, with insights into developments within the responsible investing space, to inform your engagements with asset managers on responsible investing.

Continue Reading

Market Solutions – December: “Goldilocks conditions” remain in early 2018.

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Jan 19, 2018 in ESG Matters

2018 has dawned with what some analysts are calling “Goldilocks conditions”: strong global growth, relatively low inflation, but still easy monetary conditions provided by the major central banks. As a result, risk assets such as equities and emerging market (EM) assets continue to perform well.

Continue Reading

Market Solutions November – Get real: the divergence between financial and real assets cannot persist indefinitely.

By Rob Price on Dec 18, 2017 in ESG Matters

Being long-term investors we’re interested in this divergence and are trying to mitigate performance risk by diversifying into these “unloved” asset classes. History tells us that these kinds of divergences cannot continue indefinitely and there are reasons to believe normalisation is possible in the years ahead.

Continue Reading