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Responsible Investment
Florist
2 min read
May 2022

Living wage in the retail sector

Our three-year engagement project on living wages comes to an end. We look at progress made and highlight what more needs to be done both within retailers and in their supply chains.
Responsible Investment
People hiking in the mountains
3 min read
April 2022

Principles for carbon offsetting

Many net zero commitments made by companies either implicitly or explicitly rely on carbon ‘offsetting’. We outline our principles on when companies should use carbon offsets and explore our engagement with businesses, especially in high impact sectors.
Global Equities
Woman holding cellphone
8 min read
April 2022

The digitalisation of everything

Our daily lives are becoming increasingly digitalised. Read our perspective on the opportunities and challenges this profound shift presents to businesses and some of the companies well placed to benefit.
Real Estate - Direct
A housing estate of identical beige houses with solar panels on the roofs
2 min read
February 2022

BMO Real Estate Partners – Applying ESG in Residential Strategies

Please read our most recent White Paper, written by our specialists
BMO 5,600 sqm property at Paviljoensgracht 1-3 in The Hague -

BMO Real Estate Partners launches Europe Residential Fund with first acquisition in The Hague

The strategy will invest in mid-market and affordable residential real estate as well as senior living in metropolitan regions.
Multi-Asset
data analyst presenting charts in a meeting room to others
6 min watch
March 2022

Weekly review: will the equity rally be sustained?

The news from Ukraine has been almost unbearable, and for the people of Ukraine, with no choice in the matter, truly awful.
Responsible Investment
Kyiv city view
3 min read
March 2022

Russia’s war on Ukraine

Being an Active Owner in times of conflict. How and why we’re engaging with companies with exposure to Russia and Ukraine.
Responsible Investment
Man walking in the forest
2 min read
March 2022

Nature as an ally: tackling the climate-nature nexus

We explore how nature can be a powerful ally in the fight against climate change.
Multi-Asset
Office workes looking at a laptop computer screen
6 min watch
March 2022

Weekly review: High inflation and fears of recession – a tough background for markets

The news from Ukraine has been almost unbearable, and for the people of Ukraine, with no choice in the matter, truly awful.
Multi-Asset
Gas pipe covered with snow-
6 min watch
March 2022

Weekly review: Can equities survive without Russian energy?

Oil prices may have risen steeply but natural gas prices in Europe have increased even faster. Doubling over the last week.
Global Equities
Fisherman
4 min read
March 2022

Investing with impact in mind – 3 years of our SDG Engagement Global Equity Strategy

Using the SDGs as a roadmap to a better future and a framework for investing with a view to delivering positive impact alongside financial returns.
Responsible Investment
Coal power station
4 min read
March 2022

Future proofing – Indian companies addressing the climate challenge

India’s committed to net zero by 2070. We examine how businesses are adapting their practices, explore progress made and highlight the role we play as investors in tackling climate change through allocation of capital and engagement.
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