Category: Global Environmental Opportunities

GEOS June 2022 Update

  Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS) May 2022 Update   Global equity market volatility abated a bit in the month of May 2022, yet concerns remain regarding inflation, and the resulting interest rate cycle as monetary policy tightens. For the Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS), first quarter 2022 earnings were constructive overall. The fundamentals for environmental investing –... Read more ›

GEOS April 2022 Update

GEOS April 2022 Update   It goes without saying that the global markets have been volatile for the start of 2022, reflecting broad investor angst, from continued pandemic complexities, to concerns regarding a protracted inflationary cycle. While we are amidst an inflationary cycle, we are taken by the commodity price spikes driven by the economic cycle as well as shocks... Read more ›

Q1 2022 Essex Exchange

The bad news finally overwhelmed the optimism of US investors during the first quarter of 2022 with the S&P 500 Stock Index de-clining 4.6%. Remarkably, this was only the fourth quarterly decline in the broad stock market averages in the past five years and the seventh such quarterly decline in the last 40 quarters. Much worse than expected inflation...Click Here... Read more ›

IPCC Report on Climate Adaptation

IPCC Report on Climate Adaptation The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released part two of their Sixth Assessment Report titled Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Understandably, the report was overshadowed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. The US and other countries have imposed sanctions on Russia’s economy, including the... Read more ›

Essex 2021 ESG Update

Essex 2021 ESG Update Essex Investment Management, LLC, an independent, employee-owned institutional investment firm, continued to build upon our ESG progress from 2020 during the 2021 year. Essex became an official member of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2020 and we satisfied our annual reporting requirement to the PRI for the first time in 2021. In 2021,... Read more ›

GEOS January 2022 Update

  GEOS January 2022 Update     As we reflect on the volatility for clean technology stocks in 2021, cumulating with the correction of late December, we view much of the market action as unwarranted, and completely out of step with strong fundamental drivers. While we do concur that valuations were stretched in some segments of the clean technology stock... Read more ›

GEOS: Investing in Sustainable Farming – White Paper

The Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS) portfolio management team has released a whitepaper describing the GEOS approach to investing in agriculture – a key GEOS theme to optimize farm resources while maximizing agricultural yields:   For the Executive Summary Click Here   For the Full White Paper Click Here         Please find other important disclosures here. Read more ›

GEOS October 2021 Update

 Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS) October 2021 Update   As we head into the fourth quarter, there are many reminders afoot regarding the urgent need to decarbonize our global economy. While investment has increased over the past several years towards the new energy economy, the emphasis has been on clean energy infrastructure investment – just one leg of the... Read more ›