RI annual review 2014

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20 May 2015

2014 in review

The bull market continued through 2014, poised to mark 6 years since the panic of 2008.
Nevertheless, investors continue to be increasingly anxious about the overall health of the
investment markets in light of ongoing world events.

Financial markets have also increasingly taken notice of ESG issues since 2008; the mainstreaming of ESG factors within the asset management profession is becoming a long term trend that will continue regardless of the end point of the current bull market. In line with this trajectory, investors increasingly called upon AXA Investment Managers' Responsible Investment (RI) team to monitor and assess ESG risks in their portfolios across asset classes over the course of the past year.
 

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