Articles


  1. Will ESG become the new norm for selecting investments?

    The phrase Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing, often used interchangeably with socially responsible, sustainable, and mission-related investing, was coined at the Who Cares Wins Conference in 2005. The conference was attended by asset managers, institutional ...read more

  2. Floating Offshore Wind Energy

    The need for environment-friendly resources and technology is rising. Renewable energy resources are gaining popularity, with wind energy being the second largest source. Though offshore wind is the fastest growing source, floating offshore wind source ...read more

  1. Reverse Innovation in Healthcare Sector

    Reverse innovation (RI) refers to pioneering techniques and ideas that are developed specifically to meet the needs of emerging countries and are later adopted by the Western countries, due to their impressive performance. This concept ...read more

  2. Probiotherapy: The Next Generation Skincare Trend

    The use of skin microbiome emerged as the biggest trend in the cosmetic industry in 2018. The human microbiome project, completed in 2016, paved the way for   understanding the diverse microorganisms present on the surface ...read more

  1. US-China Trade War: And The Winners Are...

    Over the last year and a half, the US-China tariff war has had a significant impact on trade diversion, creating both winners and losers. It has reshaped supply chains globally. The hike in tariff prompted ...read more

  2. The What and Why of IMO 2020

    The proposed implementation of IMO 2020 on January 01, 2020, has thrown maritime companies in a tizzy as they prepare to comply with the new regulation. It is expected to bring about a massive shift in the industry, ...read more

  1. Financial Due Diligence For Banks

    The changing macroeconomic environment impacted by international events has affected several financial firms, especially banks. In light of these events, investors have increasingly valued the preliminary analytics and diligence performed prior to any investment in ...read more

  2. 5 Reasons why CFOs Like (and Dislike) Goodwill

    Purchase price allocation (PPA) and goodwill assessment is a must-have for any acquirer following an M&A deal to report the correct value of the assets on its financials. Assessing goodwill has always been a ...read more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools ...read more