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BNP Paribas Global Environment

 

A global equity fund selecting mispriced companies within environmental markets.

Opportunity

Environmental protection is no longer just a priority: it has become imperative.

Environmental protection covers several areas. For example:

  • mitigating climate change
  • optimising energy resources
  • waste management and recycling
  • pollution control
  • water treatment
  • sustainable agriculture

World population growth and the overall increase in living standards make this challenge even more pressing and suggest that industries in the environment sector will enjoy exceptional growth over the long term. The search for cleaner sources of energy and the development of more environmentally efficient technologies are requirements in many areas of industry, such as transport, real estate, electronics, packaging, farming and water.

In our view, the companies involved in designing new technologies that boost environmental protection should benefit from significant investment over the next twenty years.

 

Fund Highlights

  • BNP Paribas Global Environment: An international equity fund, investing in companies that are active in the environment sector and aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Employs a flexible investment approach with exposure to thematic opportunities, capturing broadly diversified opportunities without sector or strategy bias.
  • Awarded labels: SRI* and Febelfin**

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  • Managed by Impax Asset Management: an award-winning global leader with more than 20 years’ experience in environmental markets investing and a partner of BNP Paribas Asset Management.***
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* Source: Label SRI, March 2021. The “Sustainable and Responsible Investment” (SRI) label is a tool for selecting responsible and sustainable investments, created and supported by the French Ministry of Finance. It also aims to ensure that the management of the fund is based on a solid methodology, with a high degree of transparency and quality information. To obtain the SRI label, a fund must meet a set of criteria, divided into six themes. More information is available on www.lelabelisr.fr/

** Source: Febelfin, March 2021. Created by the Belgian federation of the financial sector in 2019, the Febelfin label was designed as a standard or quality standard that all funds claiming to be sustainable, socially responsible, or ethical must respect. It aims to become a market standard, at least for Belgium. More information is available on the www.towardssustainability.be/

***Source: Impax Asset Management, as of end March 2021.

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