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  • Impact Investing - Shifting gears

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    Impact Investing: Shifting gears

    2021-04-22T16:17:00Z

    The global macro environment has shifted. Societal challenges are now on the agenda of the world’s political leaders. The United States’ return to the Paris Agreement on climate change comes with federal spending to address longstanding social and economic challenges in a way not seen in a half-century.

  • Climate Change, hot topic in Euro Credit

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    Climate Change, hot topic in Euro Credit

    2021-03-29T09:39:00Z

    CPR AM expands its range of climate solutions with a credit fund aligned with the Paris agreements. Julien Daire, head of fixed income, and Noémie Hadjadj-Gomes, head of research at CPR Asset Management, explain the main features of this new strategy.

  • Central Banks - leading the path towards Impact Investing

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    Central Banks: leading the path towards Impact Investing

    2020-12-07T17:37:00Z

    Central Banks are right now accelerating a tectonic shift. This summer at Jackson Hole, Fed Chairman, Mr. Powell has set-up the new objectives of the FED: inclusive employment is now key. As stated, “Inflation that is persistently too low can pose serious risks to the economy”1 and an inclusive employment2 is one way to solve it; it leads the FED to “a focus on inequality”3 with an attention paid on education as “people who don’t have advanced skills now have less ability to profit from the technology that is everywhere in our economy”4.

  • Impact investing - Choice precedes fate

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    Impact investing: Choice precedes fate

    2020-05-04T15:46:00Z

    The temporary lockdown of half of the world’s population has yielded some remarkable imagery. You may have seen satellite pictures showing a significant reduction in nitrogen dioxide emissions in the atmosphere. Natural environments appear to be enjoying some respite.

  • ESG and climate - When credit becomes sustainable

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    ESG and climate: When credit becomes sustainable

    2020-04-01T12:46:00Z

    The worsening health crisis currently spreading around the world has shown us just how extremely vulnerable our biological, environmental and social conditions are. Considerable efforts are being made to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spread- ing, but it is undoubtedly too soon to say how the epidemic will influence international opinions on global issues such as climate risk, personal protection and good governance.

  • cpr an alternative to traditional euro credit management

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    An alternative to traditional euro credit management: a smart beta credit approach incorporating ESG criteria

    2019-04-01T08:41:00Z

    How should we approach bond management as the end of a bull market cycle un- precedented in terms of its size and duration begins? Over the past two decades, bond portfolios have been boosted by the steady fall in interest rates. This has reduced the importance of bond selection – all investors have needed to do to prosper has been to increase their portfolio’s duration and its exposure to credit risk and less liquid assets.

  • financial materiality, a pragmatic approach to esg

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    Financial materiality, a pragmatic approach to ESG

    2018-11-01T10:33:00Z

    Many ESG approaches have a priori limits which hinder the allocation of capital most efficiently. CPR Asset Management has instead developed for pension fund clients a pragmatic methodology that reflects which ESG criteria work best in different regions of the world.