All that glitters is not Green

Are you greenwashing by overstating the ESG impact of your funds ? And maybe, in the process, did you fire your not-so-cooperative Sustainability Officer ? Then, probably, and after DWS—suspected by US authorities—, the regulator is coming for you. The Wall Street journal reported last week that the U.S. authorities are investigating DWS Group. TheContinue reading “All that glitters is not Green”

ESG Impact, through Real Estate management

The impact of Real Estate Building constructions and operations accounted in 2019 for 35% of the world’s energy consumption, and also accounted for nearly 38% of energy-related CO2 emissions, worldwide… For these reasons, the UN estimated that, in order to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2 degrees by 2030, the RealContinue reading “ESG Impact, through Real Estate management”

An ESG bubble on the rise?

The ESG finance has shown many signs of very strong market traction since the beginning of the year. And now, questions start to pop-up… “Is ESG overbought? Is it in bubble territory? “—these two relevant questions were asked as a reaction to the interesting publication of key investment themes by the Deutsche Bank Weath Management (centeredContinue reading “An ESG bubble on the rise?”

Celebrating one year of impact!

What a year… 12 months ago, we launched IMPACTIN with the mission of providing investors with a concrete measure of the ESG impact of their investment portfolios—and we did it! After a first customer in Singapore, we continuously took feedback from the market and from our business leads in order to challenge our business vision,Continue reading “Celebrating one year of impact!”

Positive Impact Iceberg Model: Why you probably overlooked 90% of your company or positive impact portfolio

The “Positive Impact” thinking has been making the buzz for a while now, but the approach is often mixed up with the more restrictive notion of “Positive Social Impact”, or limited to the direct impact linked to a company “Business Model”, and, by doing so, it misses 90% of a company impact—and, incidentally, of aContinue reading “Positive Impact Iceberg Model: Why you probably overlooked 90% of your company or positive impact portfolio”