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Sustainable and ESG investing

Important information - The value of investments can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invest. This is not a personal recommendation to buy funds. You must ensure that any fund you choose to invest in is suitable for your own personal circumstances.

A more mindful way to invest

Investors are becoming more interested than ever in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards of the companies they invest in. They want their money to make a difference.

Fund managers in the sustainable, ethical and socially responsible investing (SRI) space put these concerns at the heart of their investment processes. They look to generate returns and benefit society at the same time.

What is Sustainable and ESG investing?

Our investment director Tom Stevenson sheds some light on what sustainable investing is all about and the different ways investors can tap into the theme.​​​

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Why sustainable investing does not mean lower returns?

One common misconception about sustainable investing is that it comes at the expense of returns. In fact, we believe the opposite. In this article, we show why sustainable investing often leads to higher returns.

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Looking for sustainable fund ideas?

Tom Stevenson, our Investment Director reveals his ISA funds picks for 2021, which include three funds with a sustainable focus.

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Walking the sustainability tightrope

Sustainable investing can raise more questions than answers


Toby Sims

Toby Sims

Fidelity Personal Investing

The stark environmental impact of Bitcoin

Bitcoin mining threatens to derail global sustainability efforts


Toby Sims

Toby Sims

Fidelity Personal Investing


Toby Sims

Toby Sims

Fidelity Personal Investing

Five ways to invest sustainably

Moving along the ESG spectrum

Sustainable investing themes for 2021

Three areas of focus this year

Sustainable and ESG investing FAQs

What does ESG stand for?
Are ethical and sustainable investing the same?
Does sustainable investing lead to lower returns?
What is greenwashing and how can I avoid it?

Please note that the Investment Manager’s focus on securities of companies which maintain strong environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) credentials may result in a return that at times compares unfavourably to similar products without such focus.  No representation nor warranty is made with respect to the fairness, accuracy or completeness of such credentials.  The status of a security’s ESG credentials can change over time.