Perspectives

PODCAST: Managing ESG Investing and Client Relationships during the Pandemic

Release Date: 04/02/2020

How financial services firms are adapting their business models to the COVID-19 pandemic. Practical suggestions for continuing to service clients and manage investment strategies online through your socially distanced and dispersed advisory practice and/or asset management team.

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COVID19 Silver Linings Playbook

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COVID19 Silver Linings Playbook: Synchronicity

Release Date: 03/27/2020

Today is March 27, 2020. One month ago we wrote in our piece COVID19: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, “Markets hate unexpected bad news, but when the bad news is quantifiable, investors assess impact, react accordingly, and move on.

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Covid: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Release Date: 02/27/2020

It is no wonder that global markets are in full-on panic mode and have now corrected almost 10%, giving back the gains of the last four months.

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COVID19 Silver Linings Playbook: Forbearance

Release Date: 04/28/2020

Forbearance is all about buying time: to find a vaccine, to lessen the burden on healthcare, to pay our debts, and to plan for the future. We believe a patient data-driven approach will be the driving force behind future investment returns.

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Social Justice Investing as antidote to the growing COVID chasm

Release Date: 05/21/2020

What is Social Justice? We know what it means intuitively, but all definitions center around individual dignity and satisfying basic human needs.

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COVID19 Silver Linings Playbook: Resilience

Release Date: 07/14/2020

Resilience as an investment factor describes companies with the capacity to adapt in the face of new circumstances and adversity.

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Catholic Values

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Heavenly Figures: Catholic Fund Tops International Ranking

Release Date: 05/30/2019

International markets have rallied hard so far this year, and foreign developed markets are no exception. The MSCI EAFE index gained 9.98% to the end of March in US dollar terms, despite a slight weakening of the dollar.

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Climate

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Accelerating Climate Resilience

Release Date: 02/24/2020

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Climate capitalists have serious money in climate-friendly investments

Release Date: 09/19/2019

https://www.economist.com/business/2019/09/19/climate-capitalists-have-serious-money-in-climate-friendly-investments

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Capital responds to climate change despite wavering at Davos

Release Date: 02/22/2020

According to widely accepted climate models, rampant Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are causing global mean temperatures to rise.

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Infrastructure Investment and ESG Analysis: A Natural Fit

Release Date: 06/15/2020

The long-lasting economic, social and environmental impacts arising from infrastructure assets are subject to increasing scrutiny from all stakeholders. What do stakeholders look at, and why and how will this scrutiny impact infrastructure investing moving forward?

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Ivka Kalus in Climate Week NYC

Release Date: 09/21/2020

Ivka Kalus, CIO of Promethos Capital, will be speaking at the Climate Week NYC on Tuesday 9/22 at 3:20 PM EST. She will talk about investing at the intersection of climate and social justice. To watch live: www.facebook.com/watch/theclimategroup

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An Overview of the Environmental Issues in Oceans

Release Date: 9/29/2020

The ocean is essential for both aquatic and terrestrial life because it not only supplies a multitude of food sources for consumption but also provides approximately 50 to 85 percent of the Earth’s oxygen thanks to phytoplankton that photosynthesize sunlight and carbon dioxide.

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Diversity

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Doctor Heal Thyself:

Release Date: 01/31/2020

Medicine as a model for how asset management might improve gender diversity

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Intentional Investing Driving a Gender Revolution in Asset Management

Release Date: 02/24/2020

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Re-entry Women Contribute to Gender Equity, Supporting Company Performance

Release Date: 03/04/2020

Generating opportunities for women and promoting gender equity includes providing opportunities to return to work for those who took time away from work to raise their children, should they choose to do so. Getting women back to a job they enjoy helps reintroduce female talent and skill into the workforce and helps women continue towards leadership positions.

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Japan’s Womenomics: a Public Policy Experiment in Fast-tracking Diversity

Release Date: 5/3/2020

Womenomics is a catalyst for building a more efficient economy ... delivering results and growing GDP

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Social Unrest as Investment Catalyst for Change

Release Date: 06/12/2020

For investors, the pain of social justice denied that we are experiencing now reveals an urgent imperative for incorporating Social Justice and other ESG considerations into capital allocation and investment decision-making.

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News

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Top Female Investment Manager Starts New Firm

Release Date: 04/16/2019

Ivka Kalus, a recognized leader in international and global equity management and a pioneer in ESG/SRI investing, has launched Promethos Capital. The firm seeks to invest according to client values by using her time-tested risk management process and quantamental, factor-based security evaluation.

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Podcast – MarketFox interview with Ivka Kalus

Release Date: 09/04/2019

In this no-holds-barred interview, Kalus, who is Chief Investment Officer of Promethos, questions why people ask whether there is enough female talent to reach 30 per cent board quotas but don’t question whether there is enough male talent to fill 90 per cent of board roles, as currently is the case. She is proud to admit that while she is not a Millennial many of her opinions could be classified along those lines. And she sees ESG investing as a work in progress.

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SDGs

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Star PM: ESG is about mispriced risk not Birkenstocks and organic food

Release Date: 10/25/2019

Promethos Capital's founder and CIO, Ivka Kalus, has swapped a leading fund for a boutique aimed at improving in its investments and the wider asset management industry.

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Can’t have positive “E” impact or good “G” with the “S"

Release Date: 08/05/2020

Watch Promethos Capital CIO Ivka Kalus talking about why integrating ESG. Even mainstream investors are moving towards accepting that integrating ESG is simply a better way to invest because ESG factors are increasingly associated with alpha and risk-reduction.

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