Join Northern Trust and Responsible Investor as Mike Hunstad, Head of Quantitative Research at Northern Trust, discusses the benefits of combining the quality factor with ESG criteria to deliver stronger performance whilst reducing unintended bias.
RecordedNov 19 201359 mins
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Over recent years we have seen interest in sustainability and demand for sustainable investment solutions grow – this is set to continue in 2018, but what is driving the growth. Join Julia Kochetygova and Emily Lawrence as they discuss the big themes behind the interest and take a look at how these translate in to investment trends and opportunities.
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Join us for a discussion on how a multi-manager approach to white label solutions for defined contribution plans can be used to provide greater flexibility, potentially improve retirement outcomes and create a more efficient lineup.
Matt Peron, Global Head of Equity, Northern Trust; and Mike Hunstad, Head of Quantitative Research, Northern Trust
Institutional investors are increasingly using factors as a lens to analyze asset allocation, but what is the optimal mix of factors when it comes to portfolio construction? In this next installment of our webinar series, we take a more holistic approach to discussing how factors should be viewed in the context of your strategic and tactical asset allocation and fulfillment.
Mamadou-Abou Sarr, Global Head of Sustainable Investments and Julia Kochetygova, Sustainable Investment Research Analyst
Emerging Markets have re-gained the interest of investors with a long-term view, however, there are still pockets of risk associated with investing in emerging markets companies, especially when it comes to corporate governance. With high levels of government or concentrated ownership potentially impacting organizational strategy and performance.
In this webinar our experts will discuss the impact of governance concerns in this region, and how investors can take advantage of customized ESG screens to reduce their risk when investing in the emerging markets.
John Keshner, Managing Director of Endowments and Foundations
Endowments have dual policy mandates: supporting ongoing distributions and protecting purchasing power. If investment policy is viewed as a "first lever" to help manage the volatility of distributions and support greater portfolio and distribution growth, distribution policy can be viewed as the "second lever".
Does your organization's current distribution policy complement your investment policy to help support these mandates?
In this 10-minute discussion, John Keshner, Managing Director for Endowments and Foundations, discusses how certain distribution policies may help achieve better outcomes.
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