In 2020, Aberdeen Standard Investments commissioned in-depth research across Europe. The aim was to investigate how insurance investors are responding to environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.
Jerome Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re looks at the biggest risks facing global economies and why green infrastructure is one of the greatest ways to make sure the lesson of Covid-19 is not wasted.
The United States Congress is currently debating two important pieces of legislation for the nation’s infrastructure: a dedicated $1 trillion infrastructure package, and the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which includes so-called “soft infrastructure” provisions. The BBBA in particular could potentially include provisions for Build America Bond (BAB) issuance to provide financing to state and local governments.