What is CleanTech?
Huge demographic, environmental and economic changes are influencing the political and social drive to find clean technology solutions –the global CleanTech market is predicted to expand to $1.3 trillion by 2020, up from $601bn in 2014 .
What does CleanTech mean for investors?
With the shift to clean technology, some traditional energies will naturally become obsolete – so-called ‘stranded assets’. But those businesses that are prepared to adapt could see significant growth potential. We think there are three particular areas of opportunity for companies, namely the low carbon economy, sustainable water management and resource optimisation solutions.
22 February 2018
Does politics matter to equity investors?
Do politics matter to equity investors? Amanda O’Toole and Dani Saurymper share their views and considerations on the matter. Does
02 March 2018
The Evolving Economy - A fresh approach to equity investing
The way that companies do business has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, but many investors’ approach to equities has remained the same.
22 February 2018
When innovation becomes investable
Distinguishing innovation from investment reality is crucial when investing. Dani Saurymper, Jeremy Gleeson and Tom Riley demonstrate how to tell the difference.
Discover more of the Evolving Economy
Forecast to grow 10-15% annually until 2025*, the robotics industry is rapidly changing how we live and work
Just 9% of retail transaction are made online today, which will likely grow as smartphone adoption rises globally*
Ageing and Lifestyle
The number of over-65s is likely to expand more than four times faster than the broader population until 2030*
The growth of the global middle class is at a 150-year high, boosting consumption in Asia and the developing world*
The Evolving Economy at AXA Investment Managers
Established thematic investor
30-year track record of thematic investing and product innovation
Innovative research structure
Collaborative research structure to prioritise Evolving Economy exposure over traditional geographic and sector information
Deep insight to performance drivers
Our proprietary thematic exposure database quantifies Evolving Economy exposure across a universe of c.11,000 companies*
Active, long-term approach
We distinguish between short-term investment hype and investment reality by focusing on long-term commercial viability.
1. Financier Worldwide, “Investing in the clean technology revolution”, January 2016
*Ageing & Lifestyle - US Department of Commerce, latest data available as of March 2018
*Connected Consumer - Citi Research, Citi GPS “Technology at work v3.0”, August 2017
*Automation - IFR World Robotics Report 2017, latest available data as of March 2018.
*Transitioning Societies - UN, correct as at March 2018
*Performance Drivers - AXA IM, correct as at 29 December 2017
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