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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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Macro Bytes: How is banking stress changing the economic outlook?
Paul and Luke discuss the macro implications of recent stresses in the banking sector.
How much further will the Fed hike rates?
The direct spillover effects of banking sector turmoil and the information it provides about the lagged effects of past tightening mean we have reduced our forecast for the terminal policy rate.
How far will the Fed cut rates?
We have the out-of-consensus view that the fed funds rate will return to zero.