Thematic Investing

Optimized portfolios per impact investment theme

Cyan Reef optimizes investment theme portfolio construction by disciplined factor loading surrounding systematic properties per each impact factor.  Thereby the model portfolios can serve as a core basis for customized impact theme investments for pure-play strategies, or they can be integrated as part of an overall strategy with a thematic tilt. 

Climate Impact strategy invests in companies addressing the existential climate crisis through exposure to renewable energy, green transition technologies, emissions reductions, and enabling innovations to mitigate climate change.

Diversity & inclusion strategy invests in companies that pro-actively promote equality, inclusion, fair and equitable society – with a view of benefiting commercially from greater market access, attractive but overlooked segments and geographies, talent retention and better understanding of innovation and market dynamics.

Climate Impact strategy invests in companies addressing the existential climate crisis through exposure to renewable energy, green transition technologies, emissions reductions, and enabling innovations to mitigate climate change.

Future health portfolio identifies attractive investment opportunities arising from increasing demands for healthcare, ageing populations, changing lifestyles, wealth effects in emerging economies, and innovation in health sector.

Water Resources strategy invests in water infrastructure, water resources preservation, reflecting fast-growing water demand through agricultural use, increasing global population, climate-related and environmental water supply disruptions.

Renewable Energy strategy invests in companies active along the renewable energy value chain, including biofuels, ethanol, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, and wind industries, as well, as companies engaged in research & development of the core technologies and equipment.

Ocean Health strategy allocates assets into companies with positive contributions and commercial solutions for ocean health management, oceanic environmental protection, emissions reduction and capture, and value chains protecting ocean health.

Investment exposure to global broad carbon cap-and-trade permits (carbon allowances) tracking liquid carbon credit futures contracts. Long-only exposure to carbon credits can help to reduce pollution and supports responsible investing in emission reductions.

Clean Air, Pollution and Waste Management, Circular Economy; UN Sustainable Development Goals; Resilient Infrastructure; Sustainable Agriculture and more.

Impact Investing Foundations

Thematic investing and common investment themes

Imagine that you have managed to identify the revolutionizing potential of Internet in the 90s. “I’d be rich!”, – yes, this is exactly the point. A successful bet on a market theme allows you to “sail with the wind”…

ESG investing strategy blitz

There is a range of different perspectives on ESG investing. Some investors claim that ESG investing can bring superior returns. Some want to contribute to more sustainable economies. And of course, there are those who would claim that ESG investing is a poorly-disguised charity.

I want to make sense out of ESG

As soon as you start looking into sustainable investing, you get bombarded with jargon: ESG, SRI, CSR… As an investor, you have all the rights to know exactly what you put your money in. You have all the rights to demand more clarity and concreteness from your bank, investment platform or wealth advisor.

Selected Articles by Cyan Reef Editorial

Thematic investing and common investment themes

Imagine that you have managed to identify the revolutionizing potential of Internet in the 90s. “I’d be rich!”, – yes, this is exactly the point. A successful bet on a market theme allows you to “sail with the wind”…

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Cyan Reef harnesses benefits of new applied technologies, financial research and best industry practices to deliver performance and greater scope of impact investment options.

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