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Water disruption: investment risk from multiple angles

Julie Moret, FT's global Head of ESG, outlines how water is impacting the day-to-day operations of investee companies and how they are thinking through their own business models and business risk.

Summary

  • Water itself isn't just an economic policy issue and risk arising from population growth and climate change.
  • The projected declines in water availability, and corresponding dips in GDP, present across-the-board risk for investors.
  • We anticipate these issues are going to take on much more prominence in the asset management industry and the client landscape.

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