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AllianceBernstein: Carbon Handprints: A New Approach to Climate-Focused Equity Investing

By David Wheeler & Daniel C. Roarty
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How can investors gain confidence that an equity portfolio is invested in companies that are really helping to address climate risk? Focus on a company’s carbon handprint, which measures the positive impact, or carbon avoided, by using its products. By combining an assessment of carbon handprints with research of business fundamentals, we believe investors can create a portfolio of companies with superior long-term return potential that are providing solutions to the world’s biggest climate challenges.

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How can investors gain confidence that an equity portfolio is invested in companies that are really helping to address climate risk? Focus on a company’s carbon handprint, which measures the positive impact, or carbon avoided, by using its products. By combining an assessment of carbon handprints with research of business fundamentals, we believe investors can create a portfolio of companies with superior long-term return potential that are providing solutions to the world’s biggest climate challenges.

AllianceBernstein: Understanding Your Bond Portfolio's Carbon Footprint

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Transitioning to a net-zero carbon economy* is vitally important, and corporate bonds will play a critical role in the transition. To support that journey, sustainable investors should monitor the carbon impact of the corporate bonds in their portfolios. But there’s a lot more to understanding a bond portfolio’s carbon footprint than conventional metrics can show.

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AllianceBernstein: SFDR Unpacked: What to Look for in Article 8 and 9 Portfolios

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Michelle Dunstan, Chief Responsibility Officer; Senior Investment Advisor—Global ESG Improvers Strategy
Amelia Sexton, CFA, ESG Product Specialist—Global Business Development Organization

AllianceBernstein: Emerging-Market Sovereign Debt Needs ESG Scrutiny

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Christian DiClementi| Lead Portfolio Manager—Emerging Market Debt
Patrick O'Connell, CFA| Director—Fixed Income Responsible Investing Research

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AB: ESG in Action - The Human Touch in Interpreting Climate Scenario Analysis

By Sara Rosner
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ESG in Action
As climate change intensifies, so do the physical and transition risks to industries and companies. But how do investors quantify those changes? Historically, they’ve measured a portfolio’s climate impact based on its carbon footprint or weighted average carbon intensity. Today, there are more robust and meaningful approaches—but fundamental insight still holds the key to interpreting the results.

AllianceBernstein: Synthetic Biology

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Sarah Tunnell: Ed, thanks so much for taking some time today. I know you recently put out a very detailed paper on the topic of synthetic biology, but could you give us a short overview into what that really is?

AllianceBernstein: Making Sense of ESG-Labeled Bonds

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Salima Lamdouar| Portfolio Manager—Sustainable Fixed Income

Tiffanie Wong, CFA| Director—Fixed Income Responsible Investing Portfolio Management; Director—US Investment-Grade Credit

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