Sustainability Report 2020: Fidelity CEO Anne Richards on sustainable capitalism
The past year has been pivotal for sustainable investing, and one in which its role in shaping our economic and financial futures became more urgent.
Sustainable capitalism: Public and private combine to aid recovery
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift in public discourse, making normal the ideas that were once thought radical. Among these is the move towards sustainable capitalism - the overall theme of this annual report.
Proprietary ESG ratings prove their worth
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis has become integral to our investment process. Until recently, most finance professionals were trained to rely chiefly on company-specific financial analysis when making investment decisions.
China’s recovery may be greener than before, if nascent trends continue
A paradox lies at the heart of China’s remarkable economic growth. For years, it has been the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases as well as its biggest producer of renewable energy.
Room for improvement in how investors assess real estate sustainability
Real estate has led the pack when it comes to assessing sustainability. Investors can pick from an array of classifications to measure how sustainable buildings are and their impact on the climate.
Engaging with investee companies across multiple themes
Welcome to the Engagement section of our Sustainability Report 2020. Here you will find engagement activity in 2019 at a glance, as well as a link to the full report which contains case studies of engagements across a range of themes, sectors.