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Emerging Markets Need $100 trillion of Sustainable Power, Says Global Investor Actis

Shami Nissan, Head of Responsible Investment at Actis, a leading emerging markets investor, told Nomura Greentech that developing countries need $100 trillion of sustainable energy over the next two decades to support economic growth.

4 min read | November 2021

Central Banks

MacroBrew - The Covid 19 Endgame

The endgame of Covid-19 leaves economists in a challenging position; in many ways, the outlook is more complicated now than it was at the onset of the pandemic.

28 min video | November 2021


The ESG Revolution – Opportunities and Challenges for Companies and Investors

As corporates grapple with the growing need to reduce emissions and minimize the environmental impact of their products and services, the demand for sustainable infrastructure is rising.

3 min read | November 2021


COP26 Review

COP26 highlights: debate on ending coal use, US-China agreement, 1.5°C target

5 min read | November 2021


The Covid-19 Endgame: Learning to Live With it

The endgame of Covid-19 leaves economists in a challenging position when making long-term forecasts. In many ways, the outlook is more complicated now than it was at the onset of the pandemic.

5 min read | November 2021


US Water Wars – How Climate Change is Driving Water Scarcity

Megadroughts in some US states could be a recurring phenomenon yet they offer a chance to revitalise a dated and inefficient water system.

7 min read | November 2021


COP26: What to Expect from the UN’s Climate Summit

Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, five sustainability experts across Nomura reflect on the issues that will be discussed to help the global economy reach net zero carbon emissions and keep the planet below 1.5°C

8 min read | October 2021


Nomura’s Jeff McDermott: Asia is Mission Critical to Address Climate Change

Jeff McDermott, Nomura’s newly appointed Global Co-Head of Investment Banking talks about the pressing need for Asia to decarbonize and how Nomura can be a force for good in transitioning companies to greener energy.

15 min video | October 2021


MacroBrew - US Insights: Higher Inflation Ahead

Inflation expected to go higher in the near future, but will it last?

28 min podcast | October 2021


A Win for Nature: Rules to Tackle Biodiversity Loss Start to Emerge

The launch of a new taskforce to protect biodiversity, highlights human reliance on nature to the tune of $44 trillion, and promises to shift financial flows to limit the damage.

4 min read | October 2021


US: Evolving Political and Macro Developments to Limit Biden's Agenda

Declining popularity, elevated inflation and worsening intraparty disputes suggest a smaller Democrat-only fiscal package

3 min read | October 2021


Household Demand for Energy Independence to Boost Solar, Says Enphase CEO

Badri Kothandaraman, Chief Executive Officer at solar power company Enphase, told Nomura Greentech that the California blackouts and Texas shutdowns spotlight the advantage of energy independence for homeowners.

5 min read | October 2021

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