In the July/August issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he says the trajectory of COVID-19 will be the primary determining factor in what to expect for markets and the economy. With disease cases rising in parts of the country, rollbacks in reopenings could lead to a leveling off in economic data.
July 1—Sustainable investing using ESG criteria seeks to align one’s values with the goal of reaping competitive returns. Dr. Linda-Eling Lee, global head of ESG Research at MSCI and Steve Norcini, portfolio manager, Wilmington Trust ESG Equity Strategy join Tony to discuss this increasingly popular approach and how socially conscious investors can do well by both their principles and their portfolios.
It is difficult to address the project finance sector without touching upon the real and anticipated effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.Tax equity providers may be in short supply, as those entities need to have considerable tax appetite to monetize tax credits.One interesting outcome is that the world has gotten a feel for what greenhouse gas emissions could look like in a world where the public at large is not commuting to work or traveling.