The global mean temperature is 0.8°C higher today than in pre-industrial times. The impacts on weather, water and sea level will continue to increase in severity as the global temperature rises.
The recent US and China climate change accord spells opportunity and risk, but should give more oomph to the UN talks towards a global climate deal in Paris.
The World Bank this week published a report on impact of climate change which suggests dramatic consequences if more is not done to slow global warming.
Growth potential for decades.
Ian Simm, Chief Executive of IMPAX Asset Management, gives his view on climate change and explains why it has become a major issue for investors.
A study of BNP Paribas Asset Management’ Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Best-In-Class universe of European stocks highlighted a size effect that determines financial performance. Study author Vincent Lapointe explains.
The Responsible Investment Policy is an integral part of the BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP IP) approach.
One of the key elements of our research process is what we call ‘horizon scanning’. We have recently considered on that research the farm animal welfare.
The European Commission is betting on the building sector in order for the EU to become more energy-efficient.
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP IP) has published a new book entitled CLIMAT[e], in collaboration with the GoodPlanet Foundation and Erik Orsenna, which examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of climate change.
The Accord on Fire and Building Safety covers all Bangladeshi suppliers to the signatory companies and addresses a series of critical issues, and aims to assure safe working conditions.
Fundamental changes will be needed to ensure growth and tackle natural resource constraints or competition over them.
As part of our 2013 webinar series to provide our clients with reliable information and insights, we have decided to organise a web conference (webinar) focused on SRI: “Reconciling socially responsible investing with a focus on investment performance.”