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Eye for detail: What do key investment trends look like?

Speaking to Gulf Business, Rob Ansari, head of investments and retirement – India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Mercer, shares insights on evolving market trends and the way forward

Why Thales believes cybersecurity should be seen as a business enabler

With the increase in the cyberthreat landscape, urgent action is needed by businesses to develop more robust strategies, says Emmanuel de Roquefeuil, VP, Thales – Middle East

Abu Dhabi’s IHC to invest Dhs7.3bn in India’s Adani Group

The three companies – AGEL, ATL and AEL – are part of the Adani Group’s green portfolio, and have core aspects of ESG woven into their operations

How to best fund a sustainable future

The main challenge: capital markets do not yet fully understand what the rule book for sustainable investing looks like

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UAE’s ADNOC mulls sale of green bonds as it seek ESG funds

The UAE became the first Gulf state to commit to neutralising planet-warming emissions within its borders, which it aims to do by 2050

Otis is ready to move future cities through digitalisation and a commitment to ESG

Nader Antar, Head of Strategy and Chief Transformation Officer, Otis EMEA, and President, Otis North and Central Europe, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, shares how the company has embraced digitalisation while consistently supporting infrastructure development and delivering on its ESG commitments

Aldar gains ground within two global ESG benchmarks

The company’s improved ESG ratings have been attributed to the consistent and broad integration of sustainability practices into its operations

Etihad

Etihad raises $1.2bn in aviation’s first sustainability-linked ESG loan

Loan terms tied to targets to reduce CO2 emissions, increase corporate governance and promote female participation

Saudi Arabia may issue a green bond by 2022, ‘if not before’

The global market for debt that complies with environmental, social or governance goals (ESG) looks set to top $1 trillion this year

Saudi wealth fund plans green bond, works with BlackRock on ESG

The kingdom is looking to boost its environmental credentials

Aldar properties abu dhabi

Aldar Properties becomes MENA’s first real estate company to secure sustainability-linked loan

Aldar will invest a fixed amount in one or more ESG projects if it does not reach agreed annual targets

Understanding the impact investment mindset

Investments in companies that prioritise social and environmental objectives perform as well financially as traditional investments