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29 March 2021 4 mins

Stewardship diary: Three steps towards net zero

As long-term stewards of our clients' assets, we aim to drive positive change on your behalf, through our thematic investment process, active engagement, and policy outreach. Our stewardship diaries offer an insight into this work, sharing the tangible impacts of your investments. This month, we see evidence of…

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16 February 2021 4 mins

More good than harm

This article was originally published by Raconteur. A narrow focus on money is unsustainable – investment success now depends on being ahead of the trend to integrate social and environmental costs. When a 16-year-old Greta Thunberg stood before the United Nations General Assembly in September 2019 and told them…

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9 February 2021 4 mins

Auditors hold key to climate crisis

This article was originally published by Reuters. Company auditors are not an obvious group to ask for help to save us from global warming. But they could turn out to be knights in shining armour. Their central role in vetting financial statements awards them unique power to press…

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8 February 2021 < 1 min

Why thematic investing must include climate considerations

Climate change is making front page news around the world. We are seeing the increased physical manifestations of temperature increases, such as arctic ice melt, changes to precipitation patterns and increased incidence of extreme weather events. Ben McEwen, climate change investment analyst, explains why thematic investing must include…

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