Our Research team produces in-depth thematic and sector reports, connecting environmental, social and governance issues with industry and equity market analysis to identify investment opportunities and risks at the sector level. Our equity strategy work informs our asset allocation decisions, and we use our thematic work to engage asset managers in an ongoing dialogue on critical investment issues.
February 13, 2019
Sustainable Protein: Investing for Impact at the Nexus of Environment, Human Health and Animal Welfare
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Sustainable Protein: Investing for Impact at the Nexus of Environment, Human Health and Animal Welfare

Advances in agricultural technology, changes in human diet, and rising awareness of the environmental destruction caused by factory farming are accelerating the rise of sustainable protein. Investors can target…

October 24, 2016
Food Safety: Is Whole Foods Prepared?
Good Health and Well-Being

Food Safety: Is Whole Foods Prepared?

On October 20, the Detroit Health Department announced an investigation into two cases of Hepatitis A potentially linked to Whole Foods’ stores. Whole Foods contacted the Detroit Health Department to report one…

October 14, 2016
Poultry Antibiotics in Emerging Markets: Should We Rethink Growth?
Good Health and Well-Being

Poultry Antibiotics in Emerging Markets: Should We Rethink Growth?

Recent survey results indicate a move away from antibiotics in emerging market poultry production. WATT Global Media surveyed poultry feed producers and consumers globally (i. e. , nutritionists, consultants, veterinarians, production managers)…

September 26, 2016
Antibiotics and Animal Health: Recent Data Points Highlight an Accelerating Move
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Antibiotics and Animal Health: Recent Data Points Highlight an Accelerating Move

US markets moving away from antibiotics; our thesis remains intact. In our October 5, 2015, report Antibiotics and Animal Health: Value-Chain Implications in the US , we posited that consumer demand…

July 21, 2016
Tracking our Thesis on Food Safety Opportunities: A Look at Neogen
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Tracking our Thesis on Food Safety Opportunities: A Look at Neogen

Food safety innovation offers growth opportunities for investors. As we discussed in our July 2016 report Food Safety: In a State of Transformation, the global food safety testing market…

July 12, 2016
Food Safety: In a State of Transformation

Food Safety: In a State of Transformation

A number of highly publicized food scares have swept through the global food chain in recent years. Headlines include the outbreaks of E. coli and norovirus at Chipotle, Salmonella

February 1, 2016
Tracking our Thesis on Nutritional Feed Additives

Tracking our Thesis on Nutritional Feed Additives

Interest in alternative nutritional feed additives is growing. As we discussed in our October 5, 2015 report Antibiotics and Animal Health: Value-Chain Implications in the US , a confluence of regulatory…

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