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Eye on SI: 2024 Outlook

Allspring continues to research a wide range of areas for sustainable investing. For 2024, three in particular are gaining in importance for portfolio managers and clients: biodiversity, water, and energy transition.

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Key takeaways

  • Global biodiversity continues to drop sharply. Areas of opportunity we’re watching include companies focused on reducing negative impacts, such as sustainable agriculture.
  • Too little water (drought) and too much water (storms and floods) have increased the levels of water-related financial risk. Regulation is a big factor in managing portfolios.
  • Energy transition is key to sustainable investing as the world transitions to a net-zero economy. We see opportunity in the trillions of dollars needed for funding.
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