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Sovereign bound

Sovereign bound

Investors’ exposure to government bonds from countries associated with human rights violations highlights the limitations of shareholder engagement. We take a look at how BlackRock and Vanguard handle this issue.

Why private equity has started taking ESG seriously

Why private equity has started taking ESG seriously

To ensure a safe exit, influential private equity houses are showing signs of embracing ESG within their investment practices. There is a stronger conviction that sustainability will create greater value over time. Entrepreneurs need to take note.

Why devouring your dad is a good thing. A takedown of MPT.

Why devouring your dad is a good thing. A takedown of MPT.

In their new book, Moving Beyond Modern Portfolio Theory – Investing That Matters, Jon Lukomnik and James Hawley deliver a devastating blow to adherents of MPT. The two deftly articulate why it is not fit for purpose to tackle the challenges we face today.

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The alarming lack of diversity among ESG ETFs

The alarming lack of diversity among ESG ETFs

Capital Monitor finds a distinct lack of variety among ESG ETFs, especially the most popular. The holdings of funds with different ESG ratings were also similar, revealing minimal differences in exposure.

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