Ethical & Sustainable Investing

Ethical and sustainable investment can be seen as a ‘nice-to-have’ but not an essential part of a portfolio. In our research, we look to raise awareness about the fundamental importance of ethical investment and increase familiarity with concepts and phrases such as ‘sustainable investment’, ‘Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance’ (ESG). We also consider the various approaches used for investing ethically.

In addition to raising awareness, we seek to counter the arguments concerning ‘the price of conscience’ by exploring the inherent benefits ethical investment brings revealed through the interplay of reduced risk and competitive advantage.

Investing in the climate

The study of extreme weather events in our climate such as hurricanes is one example of how science can raise…

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Hurricanes hit company share prices

Climate risks are often considered by environmentally aware investors. But research suggests share prices in carbon-intensive sectors may not reflect…

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The Importance of Ethical Investment

Quintin Rayer discusses how although ethical investment can be seen as falling into the ‘nice-to-have’ but non-essential category, it is…

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How to select ethical funds

In this short Citywire New Model Adviser®, ‘Adviser Feature’ Quintin Rayer gives a very brief overview of some issues that…

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Why Clean Money Matters

Quintin Rayer explores clean money and why ethical and sustainable investing matters, the approaches used and how trustees can include…

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Ethical investing: the unlikely route to alpha?

Although some will assume that ethical and sustainable portfolios have higher risk and lower returns than their conventional counterparts, research…

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The price of conscience: arguments for ethical out-performance

Previously, Quintin Rayer introduced sustainable (environmental, social and governance, or ESG) investing, looking at different approaches including fund selection. This…

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Investing in Extreme Weather Conditions

Environmentally focused investors often consider climate risks. However, potential liabilities for damages from extreme weather events due to emissions from…

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Saving Our Seas

Quintin Rayer explores how IFAs can help preserve our planet be selecting ethical funds and encouraging companies to stop using plastics.

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Selecting funds for ethical and sustainable investment

Previously, Quintin Rayer asked why ethical investment matters, introduced sustainable (environmental, social and governance, or ESG) investing , and looked…

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