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Credit ratings: where they come from and why they matter
Credit ratings play an important role in converging opinion about the creditworthiness of financial instruments. New research explores how this role took shape by analysing the impact of the first rating system for bonds in the early 20th century.
What is sustainable finance and why does it matter?
Investing for good is not only possible, but profitable. But how can you tell if your money is really making a difference? Learn from the experts about the challenges and opportunities of sustainable finance.
Boomers versus Millennials: a new perspective on generational wealth in the UK
New research finds evidence that there is more solidarity between generations than the “Millennials versus Boomers” narrative would suggest.
Ageing populations and declining birth rates: are they really such a catastrophe?
Longer lives, coupled with a trend for richer countries to produce fewer children, has led to panic. But are these really things we should be worrying about?
How sovereign wealth funds can help in the fight against climate change
The demand for clean energy is rapidly growing but investment is falling short. Sovereign wealth funds can help solve this, but there are barriers.
How leaders can boost biodiversity through business
We are facing a biodiversity emergency – but businesses can, and should, help solve this crisis.
Solving climate change: unleashing the potential of Southeast Asia
The emergence of voluntary global carbon markets presents a big opportunity for Southeast Asia. But international authorities must do more to encourage investment in a region with great potential to combat greenhouse gas emissions
The Inflation Reduction Act: a game-changer for US and global climate action
In April, Imperial College Business School explored the potential effects of the US Inflation Reduction Act, including a talk by Charlie Donovan, Senior Economic Advisor at Impax Asset Management. In this article, we capture some of the key points.
Our female academics: 8 thought leadership articles on cryptocurrency, climate change and more
From wealth inequality and the impact of violence on business to boardroom diversity and flexible working, here are 8 of our most popular IB Knowledge articles by the Business School's female members of faculty.