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Global Equity ESG: H1 2020 Report

Combining attractive fundamentals and good or improving environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics, the Federated Hermes Global Equity ESG capability targets innovative companies that anticipate tomorrow’s challenges today.

ESG momentum: unlocking hidden value over the long-term

As the world continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to focus on the long-term merits of a diverse range of companies with durable business models that look attractive from multiple perspectives and have good or improving ESG characteristics. Our H1 2020 report explains our investment philosophy, examines our engagement highlights and ESG outcomes, and provides case studies illustrating how we integrate ESG and engagement into our investment process. 

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Weekly Credit Insight
It takes incrementally more good news for markets to move higher.
Credit: Industry Insights
With second-quarter earnings wrapped up for US retailers, all eyes are now on the holiday season. How will retailers fare in the second half of the year?
Launching new carbon-disclosure standards for UK finance
We played a key role in launching the UK coalition of the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials this week.
Sharpe Thinking
As markets emerge from a heady summer, volatility has started to rear its head again
Weekly credit insight: volatility starts to normalise
Volatility in investment-grade credit has returned to the average level seen over the last decade
Impact Opportunities: H1 2020 Report
We examine our activity and performance in H1 2020 and explain how three megatrends are shaping our investment thinking.