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Water and Pandemics

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by Alina Donets, lead portfolio manager and a Vice President with Allianz Global Investors 

Inaugural Zero Carbon Conference Focuses on Proven, Practical Strategies for Buildings and Communities

Climate Activist Tom Steyer to Keynote Virtual Event on October 7-8
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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

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As momentum grows for climate action, the International Living Future Institute announces its inaugural Zero Carbon Conference, to be held on October 7-8, 2020. Tom Steyer, NextGen America founder, climate activist, and former presidential candidate, will keynote. 

The Rise of Water Investing

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by Justin Winter, Portfolio Manager and Director, Impax Asset Management 

Clean water and sanitation for all is the subject of the United Nations’ sixth sustainable development goal, and an increasingly relevant topic to both emerging markets and the developed world. The need for water infrastructure is great in the developing world, and in the developed world, ensuring access to clean water is an ever-present issue, as recent crises have illustrated. This brings opportunities for sustainable investors.

The Outlook for Renewable Energy

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by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President at Dana Investment Advisors 

The last decade was quite a remarkable period for renewable energy growth. In 2019, estimates indicate new capacity additions were slightly more than 70 percent renewables and over half of newly commissioned utility-scale renewable power generation provided electricity at a lower cost than the cheapest new fossil fuel powered source.

Impact Investing With Native Entrepreneurs in the Indigenous Economy

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

Wells Fargo Asset Management Launches Municipal Sustainability Fund

WFAM extends ESG capabilities with new framework for assessing U.S. municipal bonds
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Municipal Sustainability Fund, highlighting WFAM’s commitment to provide clients innovative solutions and play a leading role in sustainable investing.

A Journey to Sustainable Finance

How an ecologist ended up on Wall Street
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by Suzanna Buck, Senior Impact Investment Associate at Domini Impact Investments (named to the 30 Under 30 list at The SRI Conference in Nov 2019) 

I might be the only ecologist on Wall Street, but I don’t mind. It’s exactly where I want to be: after a winding journey through field research, advocacy, and legal work, I believe changing the financial system may be the most effective solution to climate change.

Five ESG Investing Trends to Watch in 2020

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by Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI; Meggin Thwing Eastman, Research Editorial Director, MSCI; and Ric Marshall, Corporate Governance Research (ESG), MSCI. 

ESG themes are long-term, but some can emerge with sudden force. We are watching Five Trends we believe will unfold in 2020 to catapult ESG investing into the new decade:

1) Climate Change Innovators: Spotting the Sleeping Giants

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