Sustainable Investing

Understanding sustainable investing

In this video series we explain some key concepts helpful to understanding sustainable investing:

 
 
 
 
 

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Understanding climate investing

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Read our latest educational material. We delve into greenwashing, debunk some myths and misconceptions and uncover 8 sustainable investing terms you should know.

2020/21 Year in review: Sustainable investing

2020/21 Year in review: Sustainable investing

The last year has seen monumental changes in how investors tackle sustainable investing – with what was once a ‘nice-to-have’ becoming a ‘must-have’ for many. Much of this has been catalysed by the pandemic, which has shone a spotlight on the relationship between sustainable business practices and economic resilience.

Sustainable investing: Myths and misconceptions

Sustainable investing: Myths and misconceptions

Compromising on returns is just one of the misconceptions investors are faced with when it comes to sustainable investing. So what is fact and what is fiction?

Sustainable investing at Fidelity

Sustainable investing at Fidelity

At Fidelity, we approach sustainable investing differently. It's so much more than just looking at a company’s ESG credentials - you have to dive deeper. Find out what makes us unique, and how we hope to shape a better future.

What is greenwashing and how can it be avoided?

What is greenwashing and how can it be avoided?

Is a fund sustainable just because it says it is? That is the essential question behind the topic of this article: greenwashing.

Infographic: Still at sea

Infographic: Still at sea

Some 400,000 seafarers have become stranded at sea since the beginning of COVID-19, due to significant hurdles to crew changes caused by travel restrictions and border closures worldwide. Fidelity's Asia Transportation Analyst, Terence Tsai came across this crisis during his research into shipping stocks.

8 sustainable investing terms you should know

8 sustainable investing terms you should know

New to ESG investing? Let us help you navigate its complexity with this handy infographic.

Sustainable investing is the "new normal"

Sustainable investing is the "new normal"

By the end of June 2020, assets under management by ESG-focused funds breached US$1 trillion for the first time – the result of record inflows during the pandemic. But what is driving this phenomenon? Find out here.

Five major sustainable investing myths

Five major sustainable investing myths

With sustainable investing and environmental, social and governance issues being a relatively new phenomenon in the investing world, it’s no surprise that there are many myths, misinformation and misconceptions associated with it. Here, we debunk five common myths.

Defining ESG: Evolution not revolution

Defining ESG: Evolution not revolution

Investors could be forgiven for being confused as to what constitutes ESG and what doesn't. Do we need a unified definition of ESG, and if so, what is it?

What are the main approaches to ESG?

What are the main approaches to ESG?

With various paths to ESG investing, how might you integrate ESG in your portfolio?

Pursuing an active sustainable investing strategy

Pursuing an active sustainable investing strategy

A focus on ESG increases engagement, and that’s good for investors. Here’s why.

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