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Empowering Women through listed equities
Published on 04/30/2019

The past 20 years have seen significant progress towards gender equality, together with an increasing awareness that the achievement of gender equality is a prerequisite for sustainable development. There is a growing consensus that educating and employing larger numbers of women can lead to economic growth. Yet despite this progress, women’s professional prospects are still far from equal to those of their male counterparts.

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2019 Outlook - A reassuring wave of pessimism
2019 Outlook - A reassuring wave of pessimism
Published on 02/01/2019

The markets closed out the year significantly down and 2018 officially became the worst year on record since the Financial Crisis. A general climate of gloom prevails, in sharp contrast with the optimistic beginning of 2018.

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Acting as a Responsible Investor 2017
Published on 06/20/2018

In fulfillment of Article 173 of the French Energy Transition Law

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Green goes the growth
Published on 05/31/2018

The transition from a carbon-intensive and ecosystem-destroying extractive economy to a green economy has begun. Green growth, which creates environmental value first, will also contribute to the creation of economic and shareholder value.

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Country Sustainability Analysis
Published on 05/02/2018

Until a green and social sovereign bond market develops – something that Mirova actively promotes and encourages – Mirova has developed a sustainability analysis that would be used as a proxy for impacts and is integrated into Mirova’s responsible investment decision making process. Furthermore, the Energy & Climate risk score co-developed with Beyond Ratings would allow for the integration of material energy and climate related risks into the solvability of sovereign debt. 

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Controversial Activities
Published on 03/30/2018

Mirova's views

Mirova does not exclude any industry on principle. Within certain industries, however, case-by-case analysis may result in a “Risk” or “Negative” rating for all of the companies of that sector when practices do not provide an adequate level of assurance that the risks associated with the product are properly managed. “Risk” and “Negative” ratings mean that the issuer cannot be included in Mirova’s portfolios. The rating can nevertheless evolve following the evolution of the company

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Liquidity of the Green Bond Market
Published on 03/14/2018

The green bond market has undergone rapid expansion over the last five years. Given its still small size compared to the bond market as a whole, investors remain cautious regarding certain features of green bonds, such as the liquidity of the market.

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Acting as a Responsible Investor 2016
Published on 07/10/2017

In fulfillment of Article 173 of the French Energy Transition Law

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