23 Nov 2023
The transition to an electrified and more energy-efficient world demands a new set of products and industry know-how. Simply put, getting to net zero will require us to rewire the global economy. For select companies, it is a once-in-a-generation commercial opportunity.
In this video, Ninety One’s Global Environment team explores investing in decarbonisation. The team focuses on Schneider Electric, a company that has focused its business model on providing solutions for a low-carbon, electrified, digitised and decentralised-power planet.
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