Why sustainability is good business

Why sustainability is good business

We held a round table debate on the merits of B Corp certification. Why do firms do it? Does it help their business? At Lombard Odier, we are proud of our B Corp certification and to be a part of the corporate sustainability revolution.

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A yield-race to the bottom

The odds of the Fed moving closer to an easing cycle have increased. What does it mean for the US dollar and other major currencies? We expect a gradual EURUSD appreciation, maintain a constructive view on the yen and substantially revise our forecasts for GBP. Read more in our June 2019 FX Monthly.

As vacations draw nearer, we should seriously consider opting for sustainable fashion. The fashion industry has a dark side that contributes up to 8 % of global greenhouse gas emissions. This is why some eco-conscious entrepreneurs have decided to shake things up and rethink the industry. From bags made with pineapple leaves to sustainable swimwear, we met Allure Sauvage and Julienne, two Swiss entrepreneurs committed to developing sustainable fashion.

Seaweed homes with hemp insulation: How rethinking renewables is helping sustainability

Conventional methods of catering to basic human needs such as housing and clothing will have to be reimagined and new sustainable materials, often from unexpected sources, are promising to make a dent in the challenges facing humanity. Find out more here on how sargassum, a seaweed most likely found on the beach, hemp, mineral wool derived from volcanic rock, pineapple leaves and recycled plastic might well be the new norm in these industries.

When markets fail, all generations must work together

Nobel Prize Winner, Jean Tirole, discussed solutions to market failure and carbon pricing at our LO Generation Summit, held in Venice. Concrete answers to global warming, carbon emissions and rising inequality were debated amongst prominent thought leaders.

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