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First State boosts responsible investment prowess with first stewardship principles

By Alex Blackburne, Blue & Green Investor on 4 December 2013 Market News

First State Investments has unveiled a set of global stewardship principles that it says help put its clients’ interest first and boost its responsible investment credentials.


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UK, Asia   

Bangladesh Statement: The Rana Plaza collapse

By Neil Brown, Alliance Trust on 16 June 2013 Thematic News

The collapse of the Rana Plaza on the 24th April in Bangladesh has once again focused attention on poor working conditions in the factories that supply garments.


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Asia | Multi-thematic | Alliance Trust   

Airpocalypse Now: China and its environmental problems

By Simon Clements, Alliance Trust on 12 June 2013 Thematic News

Environmental problems in China are increasingly getting to a point where the sacrifice for its rapid economic growth becomes unbearable. The problems range across the full spectrum, including the legendary smog, which includes dangerous particle matter, carbon emissions, and other dangerous pollutants, such as Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide.


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Asia | Environmental | Alliance Trust   

Impax Asian Environmental Markets PLC set to close

By Mark Hoskin, IFA at Holden & Partners on 5 May 2013 Fund News

IMPAX Asian Environmental Market

The Board of Impax Asian Environmental Markets plc has bowed to pressure from activist shareholders to close down the investment trust. By returning money to shareholders investors in the trust will profit from reducing the difference between the share price and the company's net asset value. The following statement was released by the Board...


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Asia | Environmental   

Quenching the world's thirst: an investor's perspective

By Philippe Rohner, Pictet Asset Management on 26 March 2012 Thematic News

The Worlds oceans

Precious yet squandered. This is the precarious status of the world’s water resources, as revealed in a series of new studies by the UN and OECD.


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UK, Global, US, Europe, Asia, Africa | Water | Pictet   

Asian Development Bank warns Asia not that well prepared for climate change

By Mark Hoskin, IFA at Holden & Partners on 29 November 2011 Thematic News

BBC News: David McCauley, climate change specialist at the Asian Development Bank warns that "recent floods in Manila and Bangkok have been a wake up call and shows that Asia is not that well prepared for climate change impacts. This is the reality going forward. These kind of events are fully consistent with what is predicted... they need to bring together the disaster preparedness community and the climate change community and takes steps like put better early warning systems in for...


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Asia | Environmental   

China eyes 'green' growth

By Thomas Maskrey, Worldwise Investor on 24 November 2011 Thematic News | Market News

According to one of China’s advisory bodies, a net gain of more than 9.5m jobs could be made over a 5 year period with the removal of energy intensive businesses and phasing in of ‘greener’ industries and renewable energy sources.


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Asia | Clean Energy, Environmental | Pictet   

Reminder: First State to soft close Sustainability funds this year

By Mark Hoskin, IFA at Holden & Partners on 11 November 2011 Market News

This is a reminder to advisers that the First State have announced that as of the 1st January 2012 any investment into First State Asia Sustainability and First State Global Emerging Markets Sustainability will incur an initial charge of 4% of the amount invested for all investors.


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Asia | Multi-thematic   

China's ban on incandescent bulbs shows opportunities for investment in energy efficiency.

By Louise Fallon, Worldwise Investor on 9 November 2011 Thematic News

The Chinese government announced, on Friday 4th November, a ban on incandescent light bulbs, to be replaced by more energy efficient lighting solutions such as Light emitting diodes (LEDs) or Compact florescent lamps (CFLs). This strong policy move falls in line with other changes worldwide and shows China’s dedication to reducing carbon emissions, lowering dependency on energy, and fighting climate change.


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Global, Asia | Clean Energy, Multi-thematic, Environmental   

Analyst sends Timber down

By Mark Hoskin, IFA at Holden & Partners on 10 June 2011 Thematic News

On 2nd June Carson Block a 35 year old analyst from Muddy Waters Research released a report which claims that Sino-Forest are "aggressively committing fraud" on a scale similar in type to Bernard Madoff. At the close of business on the 2nd June Sino-forest was valued at C$14 a share, but the report sent the stock down to C$5 when the market opened on the 3rd June, impacting on the performance of Timber funds and some Agriculture funds.


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Mainstream press ‘full of piffle and wind’ on sustainable investment

You beat me to it!
In my view the press, more mainstream than trade, have a huge...

Alex | 3 months, 1 week ago | read more

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Good article.- I tend to agree that you can't live in a whiter than white world. Instead perhaps...

Richard Essex | 4 months ago | read more

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Dear Mike,

What a great bit of research to show what a difference you are making...

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Mark

Couldn't agree more on ecotricity. accounts look very fragile with £22M of...

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Very useful information. Thank you Mark

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