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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Strategic Asset Allocation for a +1.5°C World: a proposed framework
Climate change is material risk - Global warming poses long-term physical risks as the climate changes, as well as nearer term risks as the energy sector shifts from fossil fuels to low-carbon altern ...
AXA IM Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosure Report highlights
AXA IM Glide Path: Efficient and flexible design towards retirement
The shift from DB to DC plans is a major trend in global pension markets. Target-date strategies, the default investment solution for most DC plans, will be subject to heavier saver protection regula ...
Endangered species may be yet another virus victim
Social distancing may save human lives, but it’s wreaking havoc on some of the world’s most threatened species.
Coronavirus throws down a challenge for credit analysis
AXA IM’s credit analysis model has adapted quickly to incorporate new inputs as the COVID-19 crisis heightens sensitivity to regulatory and fiscal conditions.
COVID-19: Economic and geopolitical fallout and responses
The world is facing an unprecedented global health emergency. The scale of the pandemic and the quarantine measures adopted by many countries to curb the outbreak have brought our way of life to a st ...