In a rapidly evolving industry, robust operational strategies are required to manage growth, consolidation, change, and business evolution. This section covers the subjects and issues fund operations leaders are exploring and coming up against, including business and fund structures, operational policies, fund distribution, and the bridge between business plans and operational execution.

Progress in net zero commitments amongst US institutional investors

Could the gap between the US market and the rest of the world start to close as net-zero commitments rise?

Are labelling requirements for ESG just a marketing ploy?

Several industry figures give their views on the marketing aspects of a labelling regime – and why it’s still necessary despite some issues.

How do you responsibly incorporate ESG into an investment strategy?

Rodrigo Dupleich, Managing Director - Head of Systematic Strategies at UBS Asset Management, discusses the crossover between ambitious sustainabili...

How to link transformation with target operating model aims

Sahem Gulati, Head of Strategy & Consulting at M&G plc, shares his thoughts on why this is such a hot topic, things to consider when designing an o...


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Why climate change must be approached as a systemic risk

Senior industry figures say that disparate strategies for managing E, S, and G won’t lessen risk as methodologies develop.

What are the opportunities in the green bond market?

Sarah Mitchell, Senior Portfolio Manager – Global Green Bonds at Mondrian Investment Partners, gives her thoughts on green bonds and the potential for issuance from ...

Is your FX impacted with the equity settlement shift to T+1?

In February 2023, the SEC adopted final requirements for a 28 May 2024 implementation date for the move to T+1 settlement for transactions in US ca...

Where are the ESG opportunities for alternative investments?

Jaclyn Bouchard, EVP, Head of ESG Solutions and Corporate Responsibility, Preqin, outlines the current opportunities, challenges, and solutions aro...
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