Our Thinking

BNY Mellon is invested in the power of big ideas. With some of the sharpest minds and most innovative thinkers in financial services, our unique perspectives can have a profound impact on investors’ attitudes and actions. Our forward-thinking insights are shaping the future of finance.


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ESG Investing: Managing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities

Growing awareness, especially of the risks of climate change, is increasing members’ interest in ESG fund options. At the same time, regulatory changes require all pension trustees to set out policies for considering the material financial considerations of ESG issues from October 2019.


Real Assets: A Growing Focus for Public Pension Funds

Alternative assets, real estate and infrastructure are becoming a core part of many public portfolios. Sovereign wealth funds have led the way in increasing allocations to real assets but public pension funds are now following suit.


Age of Digital for Investment Managers

Can your existing revenue model handle finer margins, uncertain macro-economic conditions and rapid, tech-influenced trends in customer behaviour – and still turn a profit?

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A Three-Pronged Strategy to Help Clients Address Industry Challenges

Daron Pearce

We are helping clients transform and streamline their operations across the front, middle and back office.


Breaking it Down: A Modular Approach to Business Transformation

Regardless of size and specialism, today’s asset managers face the same core, potentially existential, threats related to operational transformation. And, like any business assessing how they must adapt to today’s environmental challenges, the task ahead can seem insurmountable.


Four Principles to Run a ‘Simpler, Smarter, Safer’ Firm amid Digital Disruption

Lester Owens

The challenge to any financial institution is to drive innovation while delivering on all the day-to-day tasks that keep our businesses running.

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Powering Potential

“Women’s financial inclusion” is defined as women having access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs as individuals, economic agents and entrepreneurs.

The Buck Started Here

In 1784, amid profound political and economic change, we were founded by a visionary thinker, Alexander Hamilton. This same focus on innovation has driven us ever since.

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As the investments company for the world, BNY Mellon is a trusted financial authority for the world's most vital institutions. In Our Thinking, our panel of experts bring you the latest in global financial news and commentary.

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