As the world grapples with pressing social and environmental challenges, the role of impact investing has gained significant traction. Equities used to be the go-to channel for many investors but in recent years, the attention has shifted to fixed income.
For example, even as bond issuance went backwards last year, the sub-segment of sustainable bonds fared better. Reflecting its investment appeal, the sustainable bond market's share of the global bond market grew 13.5% last year, up from 7% in 2020.
Nuveen is one of the leading players in this field and had poured more than 15 years into molding and refining its strategy. In this edition, the fund manager explains what will drive the investment performance of so-called green, social and sustainable (GSS) bonds and where it finds the best value.
Find out more in the latest Financial Standard publisher's forum article.