Ethical investing: portfolio tilting and corporate engagement

Previous articles asked why ethical investment matters; introduced sustainable investing (with its emphasis on environmental, social and governance issues, or ESG); and looked at the ‘screening’ and ‘best-in-class’ approaches. This article continues looking at different techniques for achieving ethical investment goals, exploring portfolio ‘tilting’ and corporate engagement. Future articles intend to explore topics such as performance.


Q G Rayer (2019), Ethical investing: portfolio tilting and corporate engagement, The Private Investor, the newsletter of the UK Shareholders’ Association, issue 203, December, p12-13, 23rd December 2019.


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Dr Quintin Rayer

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.