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Getting to net-zero

The scale of the obstacles facing companies is revealed in a major research programme conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by HSBC. While costs, skills gaps and supply-chain complexity are among the pain points for companies, perhaps the biggest challenge for many will be making the business-model shifts needed to achieve net-zero.

The DNA of an Adaptive Enterprise: Opportunity in a digital economy

The virtues of business adaptability—a capacity to anticipate and respond to change and swiftly, effectively evolve—have never been more apparent than during the covid-19 crisis. The pandemic has brought about profound change, affecting long-standing consumer behaviours and preferences, and in some cases permanently changing competitive landscapes.

Materiality of Asia: Investing away from climate risk

What constitutes material climate risks remains under debate within the financial industry, with clarity and consensus on the topic elusive. It is clear, however, that unless parties agree on what needs to be measured, the consequence could be an irreversible breach of climate limits—such as those set out in the Paris Agreement.

Tech imperative: Looking beyond ESG investing to reinvent the future

Tech imperative: Looking beyond ESG to reinvent the future is a report from The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by E Fund.

The family office boom: Contrasts between East and West

Video | The family office boom: Key findings

Key findings of the report "The family office boom: Contrasts between East and West"

Video | The family office boom: Contrasts between East and West

This report examines the different approaches of family offices in the East (the Asia region generally) and West (Europe and North America) and explores the role culture, family and wealth generation play in terms of their structure and management.

Below zero: How low rates are reshaping the investment landscape

Touted as a central bank emergency response tool, negative interest rates across much of the developed world are becoming an entrenched norm. Even before the coronavirus pandemic paralysed economies and sent markets into a tailspin, interest rates in Japan and much of Europe were below zero and negative yields had enveloped a quarter of the global bond market.

Since March 2020, central bank rates have been negative in either nominal or real terms across the Group of Seven leading economies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US.

State of play: Fintech in Nigeria

About this research

State of play: Fintech in Nigeria is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by Mastercard and MTN Group. The report examines key trends in the fintech sector in Nigeria and assesses both industry drivers and impediments to further growth.   

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