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Ben Traynor

Ben Traynor - Senior Investment Writer

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How to be biodiversified

The world is waking up to the threat to biodiversity and natural capital and investors have a crucial role to play in the fight to maintain vital ecosystems.

Velislava Dimitrova + 1 other | 1 August 2022

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Tracking the transition

ESG Analyst Survey finds signs of year-on-year progress towards net zero, but there’s a long way to go.

Ben Traynor | 28 June 2022

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Analyst Survey 2022: Reality bites for ESG

Analysts report a growing emphasis on ESG but companies are starting to realise the scale of the challenge ahead.

Jenn-Hui Tan + 1 other | 18 February 2022

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Chart Room: 2021’s long goodbye to transitory inflation

Five charts that show the inflationary impact of 2021’s reopening cycle

Ben Traynor | 16 December 2021

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Chart Room: A 100-year view of inflation and asset returns

Long run inflation data show equities and bonds both perform better when inflation is falling. But what about today’s world of persistent price rises?

Max Stainton + 2 others | 4 November 2021

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Green government bonds: the promise and the pitfalls

Green sovereign bonds are on the rise and could improve the green bond market as a whole, but investors should monitor what issuers do with ‘green’ funds.

Kris Atkinson + 2 others | 29 October 2021

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Chart Room: Fidelity Leading Indicator points to contraction

After a summer slowdown, the latest Fidelity Leading Indicator is forecasting a tougher winter.

Louise Fribourg + 3 others | 14 October 2021

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Why we need a global ESG standard

To get a true picture of a company’s sustainability credentials, corporates and investors must adopt a consistent global ESG standard.

Ben Traynor | 14 June 2021

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A test of metal: Decarbonising steel

We regularly engage with steelmakers on their plans to reduce direct emissions, and with miners on the emissions that arise from processing iron ore.

James Richards + 1 other | 26 May 2021

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Analyst Survey 2021: Race is on to achieve net zero

Europe is leading the race to net zero, but other regions could catch up as sustainability climbs the agenda in North America.

Jenn-Hui Tan + 1 other | 1 March 2021

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Fidelity Analyst Survey: Company debt may have peaked already

While most analysts expect debt levels at their companies to stay the same or fall next year, it is becoming a greater factor in management decision making.

Gita Bal + 3 others | 26 November 2020

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