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Why women should invest in women
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Why women should invest in women

Men dominate the venture capital scene. A recent UK study found that less than one per cent of venture capital goes to businesses founded by women. As the FT’s Alice Ross explains, there's a strong business case for investing in female-founded companies, particularly if you are a woman.

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Charities face a tipping point

A discussion of the state of philanthropy – and how charities should pay more attention to their investments.

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Europe – (When) does the slowdown end?

Brexit woes continue as Theresa May struggles to secure a future for Britain and deadlines have come and gone. And Brexit isn’t the only concern in Europe. The global trade outlook is murky with Trump’s ongoing trade war. What’s next for Europe? And what will stimulate growth? Read more from Bill Papadakis, our Macro Strategist and Vasileios Gkionakis, our Global Head of FX Strategy.

How one click less can help save the planet
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Jackfruit leads the cash in on hunger for vegan alternatives

Meet the jackfruit. This little known fruit in Europe is making waves in South East Asia. One of the largest tree-borne fruits in the world, it has a meaty texture (akin to pulled pork), is extremely versatile and is seemingly heading to a meat-free plate near you. Read more on how this fruit might just be the new avocado. 

United States – recession or soft landing?
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United States – recession or soft landing?

Trump’s trade war, muted inflation and slowing US growth, could make many feel we are heading towards a recession. But with the Fed’s dovish decision in March this year, we imagine a scenario of no more hikes, from the Fed, in 2019. Discover the point of view of our Chief Economist, Samy Chaar.

Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd won numerous industry awards at the prestigious WealthBriefing European Awards 2019, held in London this Thursday 11 April. Discover more on the four accolades we were awarded : Best Marketing/PR Campaign, Best Private Bank – Investment Management Platform in both Europe and the UK and our Ultra- High Net Worth Team were highly commended in the UK Private Banking category.

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How one click less can help save the planet

Our online life pollutes the planet. How? Every interaction we have on the web is saved on data servers. The servers overheat and to cool them down, the solutions employed today use an astonishing amount of water and energy. As a consequence, the carbon footprint of data equals that of the aviation industry, 2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, solutions exist and entrepreneurs, such as Immersion 4, are taking the lead to develop sustainable products to tremendously decrease our data pollution.

Scania and the road to sustainability
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Scania and the road to sustainability

Henrik Henriksson, Scania’s CEO, one of the most prominent heavy-duty trucks and buses manufacturers, joined our Senior Management Conference in Geneva to discuss the importance of shifting to more sustainable business models in order to solve the environmental problems that the transport sector has caused.

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