Articles by Steve Lydenberg
More than a quarter of assets under management worldwide are invested in sustainable strategies, prompting asset managers to expand their sustainability-related services. But though this growth is encouraging, analysts at the Investment Integration Project caution that it remains hard to determine which asset managers are providing the best sustainable investment services, and which approach is the most effective. They share insights from a new report that aims to answer those questions.
Investors have increasingly begun to realize that income inequality is one of the most urgent socioeconomic challenges of our time. But while the problem has many causes, few stand out as significantly as gender discrimination. In light of a new report on how investors can respond to income inequality, William Burckart, Michael Musuraca and Steve Lydenberg explore the high cost of gender discrimination – and share some of the ways investors are addressing the issue.
Climate change is a defining issue of our time, and the global financial community has responded with a series of investing frameworks, stock exchanges and other activities to encourage private investment in climate change-focused initiatives. Despite these efforts, evidence suggests we are still off track to hit global targets. William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg of The Investment Integration Project discuss their new report, which advocates a new paradigm for measuring the effectiveness of investing in SDGs – and uses climate change investment to illustrate how this approach could work.