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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sustainability perspectives.

  • Waking the dead
    rethink sustainability

    Waking the dead

    Dead zones are one of the biggest sustainability issues of our time. What are they? Why isn’t everyone talking about them? And how can we fight against their environmental devastation, damaging effect on coastal economies and ability to wipe out species. Read more on how investors must play an essential role in incentivising the solutions we need.

  • The millennials making a difference – meet Selin Yigitbasi-Ducker, founder of Goodsted

    The next generation continue to break boundaries. Meet one such young person: Selin Yigitbasi. Her interest in volunteering led to her establishing her own company, Goodsted. An innovative platform, it brings together socially minded individuals or firms who are keen to volunteer their services or efforts to non-profit projects. Selin aspires to “collaborate on projects to create positive change.”

  • The key to cutting emissions from cattle? Make cows more efficient

    Individual commitments to eating less meat aren’t enough to create a meaningful reduction in carbon emissions. Fortunately, several simple yet powerful solutions are in the works. And they promise to revolutionise the meat industry into an exemplar of sustainability.

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