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Can impact strategies realize financial and environmental goals?
A growing number of investors are looking to incorporate ESG-focused investments into portfolios, and the market for environmentally themed impact investing continues to grow. However, many institutional investors remain unsure of how to best incorporate environmental targets into investment models.
In the Preqin Global Reports 2023, Gwen Busby, head of research and strategy for Nuveen Natural Capital, discusses the financial and environmental benefits of natural capital investments. Gwen explains how a traditional portfolio framework can be adapted to target environmental goals without sacrificing financial returns.
- Approaches to building environmental impact strategies
- Meeting environmental and climate objectives with real assets
- Climate mitigation benefits provided by natural climate solutions
- Optimizing portfolios for net-zero
Natural capital An introduction to carbon markets for land-based investments
Climate mitigation benefits can be realized by investing in nature-based climate solutions (NCS) and offer investors in land-based assets the potential to generate verified carbon credits from their investments.
Alternatives Inflation hedging ability of natural capital investments
Our research shows that farmland and timberland investments continue to serve as a hedge against inflation and provide tools for investors to build resilient portfolios.
Insurance Insights Why natural capital now?
Over the past year, impacts related to the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have produced major supply chain disruptions contributing to market volatility, historically high inflation rates and aggressive monetary policies.