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Should ESG investing be criminalized?
Funds
Should ESG investing be criminalized?
The question, regrettably, is not a joke.
John Rekenthaler, CFA | 06 February 2024
Resist doomism: How investors can address climate risks here and now
Markets
Resist doomism: How investors can address climate risks here and now
Three ways to consider climate’s role in your investments, Morningstar CEO says.
Kunal Kapoor, CFA | 07 December 2023
What does a warmer future mean for oil & gas shares?
Markets
What does a warmer future mean for oil & gas shares?
Ahead of the COP28 climate summit, here are three energy firms that look attractive if the world falls short of its carbon reduction goals.
Adam Fleck, CFA | 21 November 2023
Beware of the ESG risks in these 8 AI companies
Stocks
Beware of the ESG risks in these 8 AI companies
A look at which companies are best positioned to navigate an AI-based future.
Adam Fleck, CFA | 26 October 2023
Is passive the answer to ESG investing?
Personal Finance
Is passive the answer to ESG investing?
The number of ESG benchmarks and indices are growing, but with increased diversity comes a broad risk-return profile.
Valerio Baselli | 12 October 2023
How will AI affect investors? Clues from this year’s annual meetings
Markets
How will AI affect investors? Clues from this year’s annual meetings
Alphabet, Meta, and Amazon face human and digital rights-related shareholder proposals.
Leslie Norton | 10 October 2023
Is climate change finance?
Personal Finance
Is climate change finance?
Alan Kohler caused a stir with his comments that climate change will soon be finance. It already is.
Shani Jayamanne | 13 July 2023
Morningstar's 'risk ratings' explained
Personal Finance
Morningstar's 'risk ratings' explained
Our Uncertainty Rating is the key metric to watch for if you're looking to mitigate risk in your portfolio, but there are other ways of identifying...
James Gard | 19 June 2023
Investing Compass: How investors should actually think about ESG
Markets
Investing Compass: How investors should actually think about ESG
ESG is often seen as a way to feel good about what you're investing in. We speak to Morningstar Director of Equity Research, ESG - Adam Fleck. He...
Shani Jayamanne | 30 May 2023
What Morningstar’s Jon Hale learned about sustainable investing over 40 years
Markets
What Morningstar’s Jon Hale learned about sustainable investing over 40 years
A great sustainable-investing analyst retires from Morningstar.
Leslie Norton | 22 May 2023