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.

  • 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. 

  • How one click less can help save the planet
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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.

  • Investing for our children’s century
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    Investing for our children’s century

    Our children’s future depends on our choices. As humans, we might find it hard to think for the long term but it is imperative to act now for the next generations. This is why at Lombard Odier, we go beyond the ESG analysis and use a three-pillar approach to embed sustainability into all our investment decisions.

sustainability news.