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The UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (UK SDR) explained

The UK SDR introduces a set of sustainability-related product labels, product- and entity-level disclosures, an anti-greenwashing rule and additional rules regarding sustainable investing for the UK.

Infrastructure: How sustainability is focus of new investments

Sustainability issues lie at the heart of infrastructure investing. abrdn’s Roger Pim guides you though the diverse opportunities that will shape his investment plans in 2024 and beyond.

A sustainable and prosperous 2024

2023 saw bleak headlines of war and climate change but there are reasons for optimism says Peter Michaelis, head of the Liontrust Sustainable Investment team.

The impact of investing sustainably on financial returns

In the past, it was often thought that investing sustainably comes at a cost – both in terms of lower overall returns and higher volatility. J.P. Morgan explore the impact of investing sustainably.

Financing the transition

Tackling the climate emergency is vital but the costs are huge. Liontrust’s Aitken Ross & Jack Willis look at how to finance the climate transition to net zero, and the role private investment has to

AI & Digital security

Liontrust’s Chris Foster & Harriet Parker look at how developments in digital technologies such as AI have enhanced business productivity and improved lives and examine the trends over the next decade

The future of sustainable investment

Commentators have questioned the future of sustainable investing. Liontrust explain why they are more excited about prospects for their sustainable themes and stocks than they have been for years.

Digging deeper - what is ESG?

With demand growing for investments that are aligned with ESG issues, it's increasingly important to be able to understand your clients' sustainable investing preferences.

Why are we bored of ESG?

High profile greenwashing and performance of fossil fuel stocks has led to outflows from sustainable funds. Does this mean we are bored of ESG or is it merely a bump in the road?