Sustainable Global Equity, 2023

Fast reading: Investment review, 2023 Engagement overview: 59 engagement objectives with 42 companies engaged Thematic focus: How life sciences are enabling today’s healthcare treatment – and tomorrow’s healthcare innovation Engagement case study: Lonza Group Engagement case study: Thermo Fisher Sustainable Global Equity, 2023 Download Archive: Please view previous reports below: Sustainable Global Equity, June 2022-23 […]

Meet the Manager: Henry Biddle

What’s your role at Federated Hermes? I’m a portfolio manager on the US Equity Strategy and on the Sustainable Global Equity Strategy. How did you get started in your career? I started off straight out of university, training as an accountant with Deloitte. I did that for four years, as I wanted a broad base […]

SDG Engagement High Yield Credit: 2023 Annual Report

Four full years of engaging

Climate Change High Yield Credit, Annual Report 2023

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Fast reading Thematic focus: How our Climate Change Impact (CCI) score has evolved over the years and how it seeks to track present and future progress by portfolio companies in reducing emissions. Performance and investment review: In a year where energy stocks were top dog how did portfolio returns hold up? The power of engagement: […]

Sustainable investing: More than meets the eye?

What does sustainable investing mean to you and how does it manifest itself in this strategy? In simple terms, sustainable investing is the consideration of social and environmental factors alongside financial return, such that the companies we invest in are in some small way contributing to a better future – from the products they produce, […]

A just transition

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2024 Outlook

Natural capital: the call of the wild

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2024 Outlook

Renewables: winds of change

2024 Outlook

Spectrum Q3 2023: No robots were harmed in the making of this report

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In a 1962 collection of short stories, sci-fi sage Arthur C Clarke postulated his third law, that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. Now, as we push through the second decade of the 21st century and into a future seemingly set up for AI, Clarke’s law appears more apt than ever. Through the […]

Sustainable fixed income: Five questions answered

Question one: How does engagement in fixed income work in practice? It’s a myth that engagement in the realm of fixed income is less effective than for equities. Our multi-decade experience of deep engagement with companies issuing debt illustrates this – and we have a solid track record that underlines how effective engagement can be […]