Global views and trends
Multi-disciplinary academic research is further strengthening the credentials of sustainable investing. In promoting collaboration between universities, the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment plays a leading role. It brings together 23 top research universities which work under the GRASFI umbrella on sustainable finance and investment.
Cyber-attacks can hit investors and other stakeholders hard. Leaks, compromised customer data, denial-of-service attacks or file destruction can disrupt operations, lose client trust and lead to tougher legislation.
The boom in life science research activities – genetics, biotechnology and medical and pharmaceutical innovation – means there is serious growth potential in the related real estate markets over the coming decade.
The uncertainty around the Sino-US trade requires robust multi-asset portfolios.We detail our approach. Elsewhere we explore the opportunities the boom in life sciences is creating in listed real estate and explain how we assess the strength of business models and corporate governance in a world where cyber-security risks abound. The Intelligence Report will take a summer break for the next month. Happy holidays to all our readers!