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Culture and Society

SOCIAL INVESTING

Return on Equality

Monique R. Herena, Heidi DuBois

The potential economic and development gains from gender equality are vast and well-documented — and yet they are currently being bypassed. This joint report by BNY Mellon and the United Nations Foundation explores the market potential of advancing gender equality.

SOCIAL INVESTING

Social Finance at Scale: Creating Value for Investors

We seek to answer: why hasn’t social finance caught on in the past and what is needed to extend and broaden the recent growth?

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Invested in a Risk Culture

James Wiener, Monique R. Herena, Lucille Mayer

At BNY Mellon, risk management is part of everything we do. Our Risk Culture is built on the core concepts of personal responsibility for risk awareness and risk management across our organization.

BNY Mellon CSR Report

At BNY Mellon, corporate social responsibility (CSR) helps us contribute solutions to some of the world's greatest challenges. Learn about our CSR strategy and achievements in 2016.

Investment Insights

ASSET ALLOCATION AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Alternative Investments Surge Ahead

Chandresh Iyer, Frank J. La Salla

In our exclusive survey of institutional investors and fund managers, we examine the drivers behind the alternative asset revolution.

ASSET ALLOCATION AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY

5 Reasons to Invest Globally

U.S. stocks have recently outperformed non-U.S. equity markets while U.S. bonds have underperformed on a calendar-year basis. However, 2017 could indicate a turning point in equities as many international economies are now growing faster than the U.S.

MARKET COMMENTARY

The Aerial View

Astute insight and unique perspectives for an ever-changing world

ASSET ALLOCATION AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY

From Monetary to Fiscal Stimulus

Jeff Mortimer

Jeff Mortimer’s November Investment Update discusses the transition from monetary to fiscal policy, taking a closer look at the Fed as it takes the lead. Jeff highlights previous tax cuts and their impact on the markets, as well as the importance of timing and potency of tax legislation.

Regulation and Risk

REGULATORY CHANGE

The Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule: Where Does It Stand?

Charles S. Hawkins

Discover the DOL Rule’s current standing and recent developments which have made the Mutual Fund industry unsure of what will be required to comply.

REGULATORY CHANGE

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II

A Focus on Regulation Readiness

REGULATORY CHANGE

The Regulatory Horizon and Public Policy

Eli Peterson

In October 2017, BNY Mellon presented an overview of new and pending regulatory initiatives. Eli Peterson of BNY Mellon’s Office of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs discussed the current geopolitical environment and its impact on regulations affecting global financial markets.

Policy-reform

A Focus on Regulation Readiness

The financial services industry is facing a rapidly changing and increasingly complex global regulatory landscape. Find your way forward with trending, timely and relevant content to help keep you in compliance and get ahead.

BNY Mellon Transformation

TRANSFORMATION

The Age of Agile Solutions

Jeremy Skaling

How can organizations deliver new solutions at the rapid pace the business demands?

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Reinventing Payments in an Era of Modernization

Anthony Brady, Christopher Mager

Despite the challenges that banks face, there is reason for optimism. Like never before, advances in technology have opened the door for banks to collaborate in pursuit of our clients’ desire for a global real-time payment experience.

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Next Generation for Esoteric ABS

Sonal Patel, Andrew Taylor

Interest in esoteric asset-backed securities is gathering momentum as investors seek to diversify portfolios and earn high yields. At the same time, advancements in technology are presenting new opportunities to create, analyze, market, sell, securitize and process these complex assets efficiently.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

Rightsourcing

Philip J. Falivene

Changing dynamics in investment management and related operations have driven some asset owners to add new asset classes to their internal mix, while others choose to outsource the associated investment operations.

Meet our Experts

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

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