Newsletter March 2022



MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD

The Advent of ESG – Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram.

Society Update
By Anil Ghelani, CFA

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The term “Revenge Spending” became popular after first Lockdown and I am sure besides experiencing this in your personal life...

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COVER STORY 1

Can ESG Investing really help Climate Action?

ESG
By Parijat Garg, CFA

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The story of the boiling frog describes a frog that is initially dropped into tepid water and is slowly boiled alive. If the same frog...

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COVER STORY 2

Investing in ESG Funds: Decoding the Complex yet Simple Practice

ESG
By Priyanka Dhingra

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Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed in a supermarket aisle where buying a mere shampoo has suddenly felt like a...

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INDUSTRY SPEAK

In Conversation with Gireesh Shrimali

ESG

Interviewed by Parvez Abbas, CFA

The challenges of climate change are not limited to some countries or businesses. These are universal and impacting everyone...

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In Conversation with Namita Vikas

ESG

Interviewed by: Vikram Jhawar, CFA,

Climate change and ESG aspects of investing are bound to gain more prominence and it is imperative for all investment...

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In Conversation with Shravan Shankar

ESG

Interviewed by Ayushi Gupta, CFA

Our expert shared his views on transforming ESG, evolving industries, new technologies, investment opportunities owing to climate...

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

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In Conversation with Shamit Chokshi, CFA

Society Update

Interviewed By Tarun Gopal

I’ve always considered the CFA Society as a think tank where everyone brings unique experiences and perspectives...

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ESG IN PRACTICE

Why we need transition bonds

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Ways to de-risk Climate Finance

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ESG's Russia Test: Trial by Fire or Crash and Burn?

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ESG disclosures for mutual fund schemes are useful...

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Global ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products

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Integrating ESG into Core Japanese Benchmarks

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BOOK REVIEW

Rebecca Henderson’s Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

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Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism by...

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Outlast – How ESG Can Benefit Your Business by Mukund Rajan &..

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EXPRESS

Winning Entries of Essay Writing Competition - Winner

Fintech

By Payal Seth, CFA

An essay to show how emergence of technologies has shaped the future of the investment world and a vision on its impact on society...

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Winning Entries of Essay Writing Competition - 1st Runner up

ESG

By Jayashree Jena

ESG Investing, as the name suggests, entails identifying, assessing and incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance...

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Winning Entries of Essay Writing Competition - 2nd Runner up

Diversity

By Aditi Mehta

I understand now that diversity & inclusion goes beyond gender, colour, and physical ability. It’s also about employers...

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Winning Entries of Essay Writing Competition - 2nd Runner up

ESG

By Vaishnavi Raichur

The inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in investment analysis is one of the most significant...

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INSIGHTS FROM WEBINARS

12th India Investment 2022 Conference Highlights

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#12thIIC 2022 – “Investing the Templeton Way in a Post Covid world” by Lauren Templeton

Contributed by

Shruti Agarwal

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