Global ESG Research Update —
Wellington joins Net Zero Asset Managers initiative

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We explain our decision to join the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative as a founding member. We also provide an update on our ESG engagement and proxy voting activity in the quarter.

Mapping the impact of climate change

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In this three-minute video, we share the climate-exposure risk-analysis tool we have developed in partnership with Woodwell Climate Research Center. This software helps our investment teams track and assess physical climate risks facing capital-market assets around the world.

Climate: today’s investment actions to address long-term challenges

This event replay from the 2020 Financial Times Investing for Good conference features Wellington’s Director of Sustainable Investment Wendy Cromwell, discussing the importance of bridging the gap between climate science and finance, the kind of research and data required to support that and work being done in conjunction with asset owners to help scientists and investors speak the same language.

2021 Global Economic Outlook

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Our 2021 economic outlook describes the forces we believe will shape macro & market events, including significant geopolitical risks with strong 2021 growth likely.

Why should investors study climate science?

Our director of sustainable investment discusses our partnership with Woodwell Climate Research Center and the tools we are developing to help investment teams and clients understand the economic impacts of climate change.

What investors need to know about Green Deals

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Green Deals aimed at delivering fiscal stimulus and addressing climate change are under discussion in the EU and US and could have far-reaching effects for companies in a number of sectors.

Why aren’t markets repricing rising climate risks?

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Misperceptions of the cumulative probability of climate-related events may be a big reason why markets have yet to appropriately reprice climate risks. We explain the math and share a new tool designed to help investors more accurately value securities exposed to climate change.

Are climate models reliable investment inputs?

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Climate data is increasingly relevant for our investment process. But inputs are only as useful as their level of accuracy. We tested a set of common climate models to assess their effectiveness in projecting climate change and, therefore, in informing our investment research.