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Capital Markets Solutions for A Sustainable Future

29 April 2021 - Commitments to net-zero objectives are taking hold across the investment value chain and present substantial opportunities. But are these initiatives likely to infuse capital into actual climate solutions, or do we risk creating structures that...

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Governance | Article

How Private Equity Can Drive Boardroom Diversity

20 April 2021 - For public companies, more diverse boards of directors are correlated with significant long-term value. The same can be true for private companies. What role can GPs and LPs play in driving change?

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Rethinking Retirement: Lifetime savings accounts as a path to success

13 April 2021 - In rethinking retirement for the 21st century, there is a critical need to provide a simple way for individuals to succeed at building retirement savings, particularly in light of the challenges posed by aging populations.

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Implementing Multi-Horizon Investment Risk Measures

30 March 2021 - On March 24th, 2021, FCLTGlobal led a risk focus group alongside Alison Taylor and Brian Harward, a team of behavioral scientists from Ethical Systems, an in-house think tank at NYU’s Stern School of Business. The conversation brought together subject matter experts and decision makers with the aim of both understanding why long-term investors default to short-term measurement methods and identifying barriers that prevent them from better aligning risk with their investment horizons.

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What’s on the Horizon for China’s Savers?

23 March 2021 - Data from FCLTCompass shows that savers in China have among the shortest-term allocations in the world

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Corporate Timeline

Strategy | Article

Corporate investment timelines are shrinking – is that a bad thing?

4 March 2021 - By Ariel Babcock   There is ample evidence that taking a long-term approach delivers superior value for companies over time. From 2001 to 2014, the revenue of long-term firms cumulatively grew, on average, 47 percent more than...

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Top Down Net-zero

Strategy | Article

A Top-Down Approach to Net-Zero Portfolios

2 March 2021 - Focusing capital on long-term climate solutions via investment portfolio construction

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Strategy | Article

Do Capital Markets Value Net Zero Commitments?

25 February 2021 - Evaluating whether market reactions reflect the value of a corporate net-zero commitment in the short, medium, and long term

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Rethinking Retirement: The future of savings in the 21st century

24 February 2021 - Retirement is one of the key long-term financial compacts we make as a society. It requires coordination among three major groups of stakeholders – governments, businesses, and individual savers – and a dedication to a true long-horizon perspective, saving for a future that is often decades away.

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Balancing Act

Strategy | Article

New Phase of Research on Investment Risk Addresses Long-term Risk Measurements

1 February 2021 - Through the second phase of our risk research, FCLTGlobal hopes to learn from members why implementation is not happening, what is needed to increase it, as well as to draft a list of hypothetical tools to change behavior.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Schroders’ approach to navigating impasses in corporate engagement

28 January 2021 - Recent, real-world cases illustrate how external expectations can shape and alter investors' responsibilities

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Amid Low Interest Rates, Risky Asset Classes on the Rise

25 January 2021 - In a decade-long low interest rate environment, riskier asset classes have seen accelerated asset gathering as savers chase yield.

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