54 insights found
03 February 2020
NLP-enabled impact investing
AXA IM wants to be able to assess information on how companies have a positive impact regarding the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
19 December 2019
Data privacy: Trust is hard earned, easily lost
Personal data is the arguably the commodity of the 21st century. Over the past two decades, the monetization of personal data has fueled the rapid growth of internet-based technology companies.
06 December 2019
ESG and intangibles: Driving value creation across companies
Demonstrating the value of robustly integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investing is critical to the success and credibility of responsible investment.
13 November 2019
Carbon reduction: Moving away from carbon footprint towards carbon footpath
As concerns surrounding climate change continue to intensify, equity investors increasingly need to understand how this could impact their investment portfolios. In addition to obvious financial conc ...
08 November 2019
Just Transition: Managing the social impact of a low-carbon transition
‘Just transition’ is the name given to an emerging concept taking into account the social impact on these workers and communities of transitioning to a low-carbon economy.
11 September 2019
Biodiversity crisis: The role of investors in resolving species extinction - Part 2
AXA IM is set to start a biodiversity engagement programme with investee companies across several sectors, to better understand how such firms take this issue into account.
11 September 2019
Biodiversity crisis: The role of investors in resolving species extinction - Part 1
We assess how investors are impacted by the practices of investee companies – in terms of those which cause biodiversity loss and others which are harmed by it.
10 September 2019
Climate scenario analysis: Assessing the future for investments
Climate change scenario analysis seeks to understand the future impact of global warming. Our approach tests the alignment of investment portfolios to future global warming outcomes – essentia ...
31 July 2019
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 ...