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Disclosure Is Trending

Heather Smith discusses progress on board diversity and pay equity engagements, as well as companies’ new willingness to disclose employee demographic data — what’s driving that and why she hopes it will become a long-term trend.

21 Jul 2021

Responding to climate change – the “net-zero aligned” financial institution

Against a backdrop of rising pressure to respond to climate change, financial institutions, including asset owners and asset managers, (“FIs”) are facing calls to declare themselves as net zero (“NZ”).

9 Jul 2021
ByIan SimmChris Dodwell

Engagement Results

Our Engagement Report 2021 is now available.

2 Jul 2021
ByLisa BeauvilainJulie Gorte, Ph.D.

Water: from a systemic and unpriced risk to a measurable opportunity with positive impact

In the autumn of 2018, Impax partnered with Swedish public pension fund Sjunde AP-fonden, “AP7” to investigate how best to assess, measure and report on water impact.

Impax Asset Management Engagement Report – 2021

We engage with the companies in our portfolios in an effort to make them more sustainable, resilient long-term investments.

29 Jun 2021
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Climate-aware investing in today’s credit markets

Many sectors within the high-yield debt market are primed to benefit from the transition to a lower carbon economy.

28 Jun 2021
ByPeter Schwab, CFA®

Sustainable investment opportunities in Asia

David Li, Senior Portfolio Manager, discusses opportunities in Asia’s environmental markets and some of the broader investment themes.

2 Jun 2021
ByDavid Li

Corporate net zero: we need a more sophisticated approach

The private sector holds the key to decarbonising the economy over the next quarter century.

26 Apr 2021
ByIan Simm

Impax High Yield Bond Strategy Q1 2021 Review and Update [Webcast]

22 Apr 2021
ByChris RooneyPeter Schwab, CFA®
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Climate Action: President Biden’s First 100 Days Bring Historic Reset

Joe Keefe discusses Washington’s new momentum on climate change.

19 Apr 2021
ByJoseph Keefe
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Built-in Bias: What Investors Should Know

How companies and investors can spot bias in technology and take steps to eradicate it.

29 Mar 2021
ByJulie Gorte, Ph.D.David Loehwing

Liquid asset: transforming water from a systemic and unpriced global risk to a measurable opportunity

Water is a human necessity, but it is also a systemic and unpriced global challenge with significant economic and societal risks.

22 Mar 2021
ByLisa Beauvilain

China’s Five-Year Plan: a missed opportunity or more to come?

Big things were expected on the climate agenda at the National People’s Congress. So how did environmental objectives fare, and do we now have more clarity on China’s route to net zero?

18 Mar 2021
ByOscar YangDavid LiChris Dodwell
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To Find Climate Change Solutions, Add Diversity

A growing body of research shows that when it comes to creating solutions to climate change, gender diversity matters.

9 Mar 2021
ByJulie Gorte, Ph.D.
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Mission First, People Always

A Q&A with Microsoft’s Rani Borkar

25 Feb 2021
ByJenifer Cannon

China’s Five-Year Plan: an important step on the path towards net zero?

All eyes are now on Beijing’s next Five-Year Plan, which will be unveiled in March. Environmental objectives are expected to feature prominently; so, what policy buttons will China press to achieve its 2060 net-zero target?

12 Feb 2021
ByDavid LiOscar Yang

Making green taxonomies less taxing: lessons from the last 20 years

As politicians unveil new environmental policies and business leaders seek recognition for their latest low-carbon commitments, others are wrestling with what “green” actually means.

9 Feb 2021
ByIan Simm

Financing the Transition to a More Sustainable Economy

In this article, we discuss Impax’s sustainable fixed income approach in context of the transition to a more sustainable global economy and the rapidly evolving impact bond market.

1 Feb 2021
ByAnthony Trzcinka, CFA®Peter Schwab, CFA®Yvonne TaiGreg Hasevlat
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Climate-Ready: Biden-Harris Picks Reflect Big Plans for Climate Action

President Biden’s appointees and cabinet nominees have deep experience, but will that be enough to deliver his administration’s audacious climate plan?

20 Jan 2021
ByJoseph Keefe
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Impax Enhances Sustainability Profiles of Three Pax World Funds

Changes reflect the Funds’ focus on investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy.

15 Jan 2021
ByJoseph Keefe