As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, the urgency of taking action to tackle climate change is clearer than ever. What are the key objectives and chances of success?
Transition to a low-carbon economy brings lending risks and opportunities
Mainstream indices are a poor reference point for investors in China
Financial inclusion is commonly defined as ‘access to and use of formal financial services'. Despite considerable progress on reducing absolute global poverty over the last 20 years, worldwide, billions of people remain unbanked, uninsured and without...
How an engagement programme with teeth can drive change where it matters most.
China’s development is recognised as one of the most important shifts in the global economy
The rapid growth in e-commerce has been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, with significant knock-on implications in terms of fuel emissions and packaging waste. Against this backdrop, we have been working with ZTO Express, China's biggest express-delivery...
The Covid-19 vaccine was developed in under a year, an historic achievement for the global pharmaceutical industry. Could the health care sector produce more ‘miracles’ on this scale and see the sector excel?
Complex environments need active management to help steer portfolios in the right direction
Partner Content: Could semiconductor super boom match growth of oil-fuelled economies of last century?
The semiconductor industry is predicted to hit sales of around $1trn in 2030, up from $450bn in 2019. We speak to Capital Group about why the sector could power the next decade of global growth – just like the oil industries of the past.
From wind turbines to electric cars, a net zero carbon economy needs steel. But its production creates significant CO2 emissions that must be cut to mitigate climate change. With this in mind, we regularly engage with steelmakers on their plans to reduce...