Andrew Pitt, our head of charities – London, introduces the autumn edition of Charity Matters which looks at responsible capitalism and the fundamentals of ESG investing.
We spoke to Richard Williams, head of investor relations at Unilever, about the company’s approach to sustainability, how large corporates need to adapt to changing investor priorities, and the lessons others can learn from Unilever’s example.
In the face of hard science and changing consumer behaviours, the investment world is transforming to meet growing demand for values-driven investment strategies.
National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has long been the preferred haven for many cash savers but the institution’s announcement that it is to slash the returns on its products may force them to rethink. But what are the alternatives?
Rathbones has partnered with 5x15, one of London’s leading cultural events organisations, to run a series of online talks on climate change.
The government started the fourth quarter with the political equivalent of a kitchen-sinking. Best to focus your attention elsewhere, argues chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth, like better-than expected economic data and the potential for monetary stimulus.
For the opening talk of the Earth Convention series, a panel of experts considered the transformative effects of Covid19 on climate action.
Embracing responsible capitalism and moving away from a ‘profit is everything’ philosophy can address both issues of inequality in society and improve financial returns for investors.
What does a greater focus on environmental, social and governance goals mean for the companies we invest in on behalf of our charity clients, and how does Rathbones encourage them to uphold ESG standards?