On the day the Chinese government announced that families would be able to have 3 children instead of two, many childcare/fertility related stocks jumped in hopes of a higher birthrate. If only it were that easy. The hangover of many years of one-child policies linger in the ultra competitiveness of Chinese parenting, leading to a social malaise known as involution.
The fourth Swiss Sustainable Investment Market Study, jointly prepared by Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) and the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth at the University of Zurich, was released this week. The aim of this study is to give an in-depth overview into the dynamics of sustainable investments in Switzerland, pointing out the new trends and identifying where challenges and opportunities may lie ahead for investors.
Cette chronique de Jean Keller est parue dans Le Temps du 14 juin 2021. Lire l’article en PDF.
Après avoir dépensé sans compter pendant la pandémie pour soutenir leur économie, les États occidentaux vont désormais devoir réduire leur endettement, au moment même où ils devront consentir d’énormes investissements pour mener à bien leur transition énergétique. Heureusement, le financement privé des infrastructures permet de résoudre ce casse-tête. Mais si cette solution est bien éprouvée en Europe, elle est encore mal perçue en Suisse.
Our 2020 Annual Sustainability Report is out!
2020 was a key year for responsible investing and ESG funds. As the pandemic raged for most of the year and investors remained cautious, sustainable investing became mainstream as it managed to grow by over 50% in an otherwise subdued fund market.Read more
When Beigene IPO’d 2016, when it was the first truly innovative Chinese biopharma company to IPO with both a distinguished management and an enviable investor base; the prestigious Baker Brothers as the cornerstone was the lynchpin of the investment case. It could have the best-in-class BTK molecule, fund managers pitched, and potentially have the first-in-class PD-1 molecule drug for the China market.
A few months ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), the International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its global roadmap for limiting global warming to 1.5°C and achieving net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, and the recommended measures are drastic.