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The Sustainability Inspires Podcast – Positive tipping points
Claiming agency and finding solutions in the face of rising emissions. Listen here.
Climate Scenario Analysis 2022: drifting away from global climate goals
We look at the 4 things in 2022 that have shaped the latest climate scenario analysis updates and unpick what this may mean in the global push for Net Zero and for the investment world
Sustainable bonds in Asia – looking beyond the label
Sustainable investing in Asia is rapidly evolving. But how can investors know their money is having a genuine positive impact? We take a look.
How are the banking difficulties affecting real estate?
What do the banking challenges mean for real estate? Read more about the risks and opportunities.
Net zero: identifying credible transition leaders in APAC
Five of the world’s 10 largest carbon-emitting countries are located within APAC. That’s why it’s so important for companies there to have ambitious net-zero targets and to stick to them. We take a look at what’s really happening.
Forest loss: why Asia needs to play its part in a global problem
The production of just seven commodities lies behind much of the world’s forest loss. Ann Meoni takes a closer look at Asia’s role in this environmental damage and explains why investors should take notice.
Can corporate bonds boost resilience?
We explore actively managed short duration sterling credit.
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Macro Bytes: Why Asia is winning the race for global growth
In this episode we discuss the drivers of global growth out to 2050 - demographics, migration, urbanisation, the risks of the middle-income trap, and Asia’s growing share of the global economic pie.
Inflation Watch: cyclical vs structural
Is a recession required to bring inflation to target and restore central bank credibility?
Innovation: how our index helps us spot innovation superstars
In the third instalment of our Innovation Superstars series, we create a ranking of US companies that identifies the most innovative, as well as up-and-coming ‘superstars’.
Is the US economy bending, breaking or broken?
The US economy is proving resilient, but we continue to expect rapid monetary tightening to trigger a recession later this year. Recent banking turmoil will lead to tighter credit conditions, adding to headwinds. Although we don’t expect a systemic financial crisis, we highlight key waymarks to monitor the risk of a more acute credit crisis.
Macro Bytes: Will Sunak keep his economic promises?
Paul and Luke talk to Lizzy Galbraith, Political Economist at abrdn, about the UK government’s political economy strategy.
The politics of the banking turmoil
Political division will limit legislative efforts to respond to pressure on US regional banks, turning attention to regulators.
Macro Bytes: How is banking stress changing the economic outlook?
Paul and Luke discuss the macro implications of recent stresses in the banking sector.