Approaches to Ethical & Sustainable Investing: Screening and Best-in-Class

Approaches to Ethical & Sustainable Investing: Screening and Best-in-Class

 

In previous articles on ethical investment, Quintin Rayer outlined why ethical investment matters, introduced the concept of sustainable investing with its focus on ‘ESG’ factors, and outlined the history of ethical investing to help place it in its wider context. In this article he outlines how screening and best-in-class approaches are used to achieve ethical investment goals.  Following articles will explore different methods and other aspects of ethical investment including performance issues.

This article is the fourth in a series making up a helpful introduction to ethical and sustainable investing for IFAs unfamiliar with this topic.  The previous articles can be found here:

Q G Rayer (2017), Approaches to Ethical & Sustainable Investing: Screening and Best-in-Class, DISCUS, available at http://discus.org.uk/approaches-to-ethical-sustainable-investing-screening-and-best-in-class/, 4 pages, 26 October 2017.


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About Dr Quintin Rayer

Quintin is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, a Chartered Wealth Manager and holds a Physics degree from Imperial College London and a Physics doctorate in atmospheric physics from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.