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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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Sustainable Health - A Focus on Medical Services
Published on 11/13/2018

This document is part of a series published by Mirova to illustrate our approach to sustainability sector-by-sector. We aim to address solutions, risks, and how we optimize impact through investment. This ninth paper focuses on environmental, social and governance issues of medical services.

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Sustainable Consumption - Focus on Retail, Apparel and Household
Published on 06/01/2018

This document is part of a series published by Mirova to illustrate our approach to sustainability sector-by-sector. We aim to address solutions, risks, and how we optimize impact through investment. This sixth paper focuses on environmental, social and governance issues of retail, apparel and household.

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Sustainable Health - A focus on pharmaceuticals and medical products
Published on 05/07/2018

This document is part of a series published by Mirova to illustrate our approach to sustainability sector-by-sector. We aim to address solutions, risks, and how we optimize impact through investment. This fifth paper focuses on environmental, social and governance issues of pharmaceuticals and medical products.

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From the One Planet Summit to the European Commission's action plan: Main announcements in favour of sustainable finance
Published on 05/02/2018

The news from December 2017 to March 2018 was particularly rich in announcements in sustainable finance. This document summarizes the main announcements with a focus on the French government, investors, as well as the European Commission's action plan.

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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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Nuclear's Unclear Future
Published on 10/05/2017

Nuclear power makes up about 9% of global electricity generation, with 443 reactors and 385 GW of capacity in operation today. This includes reactors in 31 countries, with Belarus and the United Arab Emirates currently constructing their first (World Nuclear Organization 2016).

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When renewable energy met sustainable growth
Published on 07/29/2016

Regulation, cost reduction, and the rise of renewable energy in the United States.

Historically and famously fossil-fuel dependent, the U.S. energy and electricity mixes are evolving quickly as costs fall for renewables, regulations mandate their implementation, and fiscal policy incentivizes their installation. 

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