The next economic revolution has begun. At Lombard Odier, we believe sustainability will drive returns in the next three to five years and beyond. Our current operating model is unsustainable. It simply has to change, and the time is now. This global shift is already transforming our economies and the companies that drive them. And it is changing how we invest. This is The Sustainability Revolution. The largest investment opportunity in history.

the sustainability revolution.

The notion of ‘sustainability’ has most commonly been associated with climate change, but this current revolution goes way beyond that single, albeit very important, issue. 

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pressure for change.

The pressure on the corporate world to transition to a more sustainable model isn’t new. 

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sustainability in portfolio management.

Throughout history, companies have had to change with the times. At Lombard Odier, this principle has been part of our DNA for over 200 years. 

how we embed sustainability into our portfolio management

our three-pillar approach.

We use a three-pillar approach to see which firms are best positioned to benefit from the significant opportunities of The Sustainability Revolution. It assesses the sustainability of a company’s financial model, business practices and business models.

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We are firm believers in the importance of active ownership. This is a valuable tool to help companies transition in an orderly fashion, to adapt and increase their resilience. 

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Welcome to FT Rethink.

We have collaborated with the Financial Times to create a video series called “FT Rethink ” that brings to life how this next economic revolution will affect companies and investors whilst exploring the unparalleled investment opportunity.

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  • The unavoidable future - how sustainable investing is the only way forward

    Meat production has increased six fold since the 1950s. As a result, land used to feed the growing population is putting pressure on natural resources such as rivers and forests. Tackling these problems is central to building sustainable companies across all industries.

  • Pharm-ecology
    rethink sustainability


    There’s a pharmaceutical goldmine beneath the waves just waiting to be tapped. However, human activity is having a debilitating impact on our potential to prevent, treat and cure everything from inconvenient ailments to the most ruinous maladies of our age. The future of medicine is at stake.

  • The unravelling
    rethink sustainability

    The unravelling

    We have to rethink our fashion industry because it has a direct impact on our ecosystem. Microplastic pollution puts marine life in danger as they end up absorbing microfibers found on our clothes. A whole industry must be changed.