ESG investing is here to stay

ESG investing is here to stay

Historically, environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing was about excluding stocks of undesirable companies from portfolios — often because they violated one’s sense of ethics or values. ESG investing has since expanded to include consideration of ESG...
HOW RENEWABLES AND FOSSILS ARE INTERTWINED

HOW RENEWABLES AND FOSSILS ARE INTERTWINED

The portfolio interaction between a company’s carbon footprint and investment in renewables can be complex. Many enterprises with a high carbon footprint are also important actors in renewable energy. Faced with pressures from investors, regulators, governments,...
THE HIDDEN COSTS OF SUGAR

THE HIDDEN COSTS OF SUGAR

As responsible investors, Candriam assesses the positioning of investee companies across several categories of factors, health and wellness among them. Unhealthy-diet-related medical issues have been debated for many years, while the impact on healthcare systems and...