2022 is likely to see further efforts to limit energy consumption, reduce losses, use natural resources more efficiently and more responsibly and protect our environment – all in our joint efforts to transform the global energy system en route to a low-carbon economy.
Energy transition and environmental sustainability are two of the investment themes for 2022, as set out in our Investment outlook Shooting the rapids.
Decarbonisation through renewable energy, digitalisation and the resulting greater energy efficiency, and decentralised energy production and storage are significant drivers of growth, resulting in appealing and diverse opportunities for investors.
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Any views expressed here are those of the author as of the date of publication, are based on available information, and are subject to change without notice. Individual portfolio management teams may hold different views and may take different investment decisions for different clients. This document does not constitute investment advice.
The value of investments and the income they generate may go down as well as up and it is possible that investors will not recover their initial outlay. Past performance is no guarantee for future returns.
Investing in emerging markets, or specialised or restricted sectors is likely to be subject to a higher-than-average volatility due to a high degree of concentration, greater uncertainty because less information is available, there is less liquidity or due to greater sensitivity to changes in market conditions (social, political and economic conditions).
Some emerging markets offer less security than the majority of international developed markets. For this reason, services for portfolio transactions, liquidation and conservation on behalf of funds invested in emerging markets may carry greater risk.