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Sustainability: The heart of our strategy

20 March 2019 -

In a fast changing world, our focus is on achieving long-term sustainable investment returns for our clients.

In line with this, we are committed to integrating sustainable investment practices across our investment strategies. We believe this is in the financial interest of our clients, and of the economy.

Find out more about our Global Sustainability Strategy on bnpparibas-am.com/en/sustainability

On the same subject:
The Intelligence Report
29 October 2019

Making our range of investment products ESG-proof also means tackling asset classes and industries where data availability and transparency still have some headway to make. While challenges remain, for example in emerging markets, we can now rank debt issuers comprehensively on the basis of some 90 factors. This gives us a good view of whom to embrace and whom to avoid in our EMD portfolios, as Bryan Carter explains in the first article. Having a presence on the ground matters in this respect, including in China, where our senior economist Chi Lo keeps tabs on Beijing’s efforts to transform the economy while maintaining the momentum of growth. Read his latest analysis in our second article. Finally in this edition, an extensive write-up of the many efforts and initiatives – our own and those of the many multilateral organisations we belong to – en route to a sustainable finance system, all the while remembering that there is further to go before the world becomes a better place.

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29 October 2019

The transition to a global sustainable finance system is gaining pace. Speaking at the first PRI Sustainable Finance Policy Conference in September, BNP Paribas Asset Management CEO Frédéric Janbon explained that while sustainable finance is moving up the agenda for policymakers, regulators and investors, much work remains to be done. We set out the key points in this edition of The Intelligence Report.

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29 October 2019

Investors are increasingly considering environmental, social and governance factors alongside traditional financial risks. But many balk at using ESG criteria for emerging markets, worried this limits opportunities or potential returns, as Bryan Carter explains in this edition of The Intelligence Report.

The Intelligence Report – Further to go

Making our range of investment products ESG-proof also means tackling asset classes and industries where data availability and transparency still have some headway to make. While challenges remain, for example in emerging markets, we can now rank debt issuers comprehensively on the basis of some 90 factors. This gives us a good view of whom to embrace and whom to avoid in our EMD portfolios, as Bryan Carter explains in the first article. Having a presence on the ground matters in this respect, including in China, where our senior economist Chi Lo keeps tabs on Beijing’s efforts to transform the economy while maintaining the momentum of growth. Read his latest analysis in our second article. Finally in this edition, an extensive write-up of the many efforts and initiatives – our own and those of the many multilateral organisations we belong to – en route to a sustainable finance system, all the while remembering that there is further to go before the world becomes a better place.

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