The purpose of AXA IM - Real Assets' research is to support product innovation and investment decisions through independent proprietary analysis on a wide range of issues that affect the global real assets market.

Our researchers provide applicable investment ideas, combining a global perspective with a detailed understanding of individual markets, leveraging on-the-ground intelligence derived from AXA IM - Real Assets' local professionals.

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Curlow's convictions: Structural impact of COVID-19 on the office sector

Office space is constantly evolving in order to adapt to changes in the behaviour of its users and incorporate their needs.

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COVID-19: Accelerating the energy transition and driving climate-friendly investment opportunities

Global lockdowns have had a positive impact on the environment. But will the crisis help accelerate the transition towards renewable energy, and what might the investment implications be?

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Impact Engagement Principles Delivering on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

AXA IM believes that significant positive societal impact can be generated through listed assets investment strategies.

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Biodiversity crisis: Why agriculture threatens biodiversity, and how responsible investors can respond

Biodiversity plays a crucial role in protecting our health. It is only by understanding and respecting its limits that we will maintain the ecosystems that ensure our survival.

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Social climbing: ESG investors get their heads around social risks

Thanks to COVID-19, ESG factors - and the social element in particular - are in the limelight

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How to blend factors to invest sustainably

How do you like your coffee? Whatever you prefer, all coffees contain a small number of key ingredients. Factor investing may sound complex, but in essence, it’s nothing new. For decades, investors h ...

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2020 Proxy Voting Season Review: Beyond ‘business as usual’

The global COVID-19 pandemic brought disruption to voting season across Europe, North America and Japan. Companies struggled to host in-person meetings, but many quickly moved to hold virtual AGMs, a ...

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COVID-19: Stewardship and the pandemic

How has the coronavirus crisis impacted stewardship and how we might invest?

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ESG and financial returns: The academic perspective

An increasing amount of academic research is showing that the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can potentially lead to better performance for both companies and the ...