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.

What is ‘Tilting’ and ‘Influence and Engagement’ in sustainable investing?

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

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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…

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Green Dollars

Green Dollars Quintin Rayer discusses ethical and sustainable investing, and how they can enable trustees to meet their fiduciary responsibilities….

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Securing a sustainable business model in a net-zero carbon world…

In an article specifically written for P1 Investment Management Ltd, Dr Richard Millar of Oxford University writes about the need…

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A brief history of ethical investing

A brief history of ethical investing In previous articles on ethical investment, Quintin Rayer outlined why ethical investment matters and…

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Business ethics: moving beyond just compliance

Business ethics: moving beyond just compliance   As a topic, business ethics moves beyond the usual focus on compliance issues…

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An introduction to ESG investing (for advisers with ethically minded clients)

An introduction to ESG investing (for advisers with ethically minded clients) In a previous article on ethical investment, Quintin Rayer…

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Why ethical investment is crucial and not just ‘nice to have’

In this article Dr Quintin Rayer raises the question: “Why does ethical investing matter?”. Although ethical investment can be seen…

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Should Ethical Investors Target Carbon-Neutrality?

Carbon emissions play a major role in climate change.  Current approaches to limiting global average temperature rises have focused on…

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The Need for Really Ethical Property Funds

Diversified ethically-invested portfolios benefit from a range of asset classes, including property, just as much as conventional portfolios.  While ethical…

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