Beyond Bulls & Bears

Growing green: Cultivating a sustainable future through an ecosystem service valuation
Fixed Income

Growing green: Cultivating a sustainable future through an ecosystem service valuation

The Franklin Templeton Fixed Income team believes that sustainable investing will be a dominant investment trend in the coming years, with structural tailwinds that could help improve financial returns.

Sustainable Resource Nexus: Analyzing the convergence of food-water-energy on financial markets
Fixed Income

Sustainable Resource Nexus: Analyzing the convergence of food-water-energy on financial markets

Franklin Templeton Fixed Income’s Ashley Allen and Bryant Dieffenbacher discuss sustainable investing and what the convergence of food, water and energy means for investors.

Using avoided emissions to build the case for investing in climate change
Alternatives

Using avoided emissions to build the case for investing in climate change

Activities that help companies avoid emissions are an attractive investment opportunity, according to Templeton Global Equity Group Portfolio Manager Craig Cameron. By actively seeking opportunities to reduce emissions, he says investors can align themselves with sustainability goals that contribute to a low-carbon economy.

Promoting a greener future: The power of sustainable investing
Fixed Income

Promoting a greener future: The power of sustainable investing

Why should investors care about sustainable investing? Franklin Templeton Fixed Income’s Head of Sustainable Investments David Zahn and Senior Sustainability Manager Kasper Hanus weigh in on how FTFI thinks responsible investing and investment returns aren’t mutually exclusive goals.

Quick Thoughts: Insights from the historic 2023 UN Water Conference
Perspectives

Quick Thoughts: Insights from the historic 2023 UN Water Conference

Understanding and integrating water issues into investment processes: Stephen Dover, Head of Franklin Templeton Institute offers Insights from the recent United Nations Water Conference.

2022 ESG engagement report
Alternatives

2022 ESG engagement report

Transparency should be the bedrock of sustainable finance, while engagement is the essence of a transparent flow of information between issuers, investors and other market participants. Hear from David Zahn as he introduces the 2022 ESG engagement report. He believes that through our engagements, we are committing to the development of a sustainable finance ecosystem that delivers the best results for everyone involved.

Sustainability matters: The US prioritizes climate change
Multi-Asset

Sustainability matters: The US prioritizes climate change

Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), climate and multi-asset implications—Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions examines the IRA from an investment lens.

PODCAST: Consumer Clout Driving ESG Efforts
Multi-Asset

PODCAST: Consumer Clout Driving ESG Efforts

Franklin Equity Group's Sara Araghi, Martin Currie's Zehrid Osmani and Western Asset's Bonnie Wongtrakool speak with Franklin Templeton Chief Market Strategist Stephen Dover about how consumers are more in control than ever before, putting companies and brands under the microscope when it comes to environmental, social and governance factors.