Focused Thinking

Sustainability

As the world recovers from COVID-19, investors will not lose sight of Sustainability, the trend of ESG issues will become more central to investing and business decisions will accelerate; this is already occurring.

Sustainability

UK Green Retail Bonds Boost Sustainability Toolkit

The world’s first green bonds targeting retail investors are already spurring similar issuances globally.

5 min read | August 2022

Sustainability

The Social Data Challenge for ESG in South Korea

Part 3 of our Nomura - University of Sheffield research on the social pillar of ESG in East Asia explores the challenges information providers face in gathering and interpreting data.

5 min read | August 2022

Sustainability

Decarbonizing Heavy Industry is Key to Climate Progress

Technological progress, policy incentives and investment will speed the decarbonization of heavy industry sectors to help the world reach net zero

3 min read | July 2022

Sustainability

Climate Disclosure Rules Will Trigger ‘Race to the Top’

A global push for mandatory climate disclosures will encourage companies to improve their environmental performance

3 min read | July 2022

Sustainability

Why India Needs to Accelerate Renewables Adoption

India has the world's second-largest population and its rapid growth rate and low per-capita energy consumption means an insatiable thirst for energy in the years ahead

4 min read | July 2022

Sustainability

Robotaxis Set to Revolutionize Auto Transport

There will be more change in the mobility industry over the next 10 years than the last 50 years combined

3 min read | July 2022

Sustainability

Why Focus on Employment Standards in ESG?

Part 2 of our research project between Nomura and the University of Sheffield on the social pillar of ESG in East Asia, highlights how the best companies align employees’ and the firm’s values and objectives.

4 min read | July 2022

Technology

EV Adoption to Grow Exponentially Through 2035, Says Tu Le

EVs are expected to account for 50 percent of global car sales by 2035

3 min read | June 2022

Sustainability

ESG in East Asia: The 'S' Factor - What are the Key Social Principles?

Part 1: History and Social Principles

5 min read | June 2022

Sustainability

Fixing the Problem with US Quality Investing – an ESG Approach

Adding ESG features to a portfolio of U.S. ‘quality’ stocks dramatically improves performance.

5 min read | May 2022

Sustainability

Gender-Related Finance Set to Accelerate Japan’s Sustainability Agenda

Investors and corporates are looking to finance to tackle gender inequality in Japan.

4 min read | May 2022

Emerging Markets

Russian Invasion of Ukraine to Turbocharge Renewables Deals

The Russian invasion of Ukraine could provide the 'jolt' that gives renewables the scale needed to deliver the EU’s climate policies

2 min read | May 2022

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