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.
October 7, 2020
Climate Determinants — Human Health
Clean Water and SanitationSustainable Cities and CommunitiesClimate ActionLife on Land

Climate Determinants — Human Health

The climate crisis is fueling a human health emergency. Numerous climate-sensitive health risks are scientifically established: Heat waves can cause illness and death; Smog, ozone, and allergenic pollen cause respiratory…

April 17, 2020
Implications of COVID-19 for the U.S. Economy and Capital Markets

Implications of COVID-19 for the U.S. Economy and Capital Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding uncertainty in the financial markets necessitate a different approach to our Quarterly Market Update and Outlook. Importantly, COVID-19 is a health issue first and an economic issue second.…

July 31, 2019
Advancing “Access” in Gender Lens Investing
Gender Equality

Advancing “Access” in Gender Lens Investing

Gender lens investment approaches have expanded in recent years. All asset classes have seen a tremendous increase in the number of funds and assets under management since 2014. Fund strategies range from empowering…

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)…

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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