ESG CRITERIA AND COVID-19: THE EMERGING ROLE OF THE “S”

The acronym “ESG” stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is a concept used in the financial world to measure the sustainability of an investment. The environmental criteria analyse the impact of an investment focusing on waste and pollution, greenhouse gas emission, climate change, deforestation, water resources and so on. The social criteria considers the […]

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WHAT IS HELICOPTER MONEY?

Helicopter Money is a proposed unconventional monetary policy tool, suggested when the economy is in a liquidity trap, i.e. when the interest rates remain near zero and the economy is in recession. This instrument consists of printing and distributing big sums of money to the public, hoping that people will spend it. In this way, […]

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IS THE FUTURE GREEN?

In the recent years, many financial market operators, including both institutional and retail investors, have been showing interest in sustainable finance. The mankind is facing a serious environmental situation and the financial world is doing its part trying to develop solutions to support the transition to a clean and low-carbon economy. Also the European Commission […]

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