Big oil is under pressure to cut production – what does that mean for investors?
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Big oil is under pressure to cut production – what does that mean for investors?

Big oil majors including Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron are under pressure from institutional shareholders to reduce emissions. John Stepek looks at ho…
28 May 2021
Do well by doing good with these three socially responsible stocks
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Do well by doing good with these three socially responsible stocks

Professional investor Yasmine de Bray of CPR Asset Management picks three sustainable and socially responsible stocks that should produce stable retur…
17 May 2021
Why ESG investing is becoming the norm
ESG investing

Why ESG investing is becoming the norm

A lot of investors say they want to put their money into “ESG” funds. But unless you actively opt for a “sin” fund jammed full of companies behaving b…
10 May 2021
If you’re looking for an “ESG” investment, why not try oil stocks?
ESG investing

If you’re looking for an “ESG” investment, why not try oil stocks?

Investors looking to have their money do good shouldn’t sell out of miners and fossil-fuel companies, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That will just leave …
15 Mar 2021
Here’s why you need to take claims for ESG investing with a big pinch of salt
ESG investing

Here’s why you need to take claims for ESG investing with a big pinch of salt

Investing with environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues in mind is all the rage, and fund managers are jumping on the bandwagon. Th…
8 Feb 2021
A fund that will give your investments some social impact
Investment trusts

A fund that will give your investments some social impact

A new socially responsible investing trust backed by blue-chip investors allows investors to do well from doing good.
16 Dec 2020
How green bonds will fund the coming energy transition
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How green bonds will fund the coming energy transition

The need to cut carbon emissions will see a huge amount of investment in new infrastructure and clean energy projects, funded by the most simple of fi…
16 Nov 2020
Why an ESG approach is particularly suited to bond investors
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Why an ESG approach is particularly suited to bond investors

ESG investing, which focuses on the environmental, social and governance aspects of a business, is all the rage. David C Stevenson explains how bond i…
9 Nov 2020
Stakeholders or shareholders – where should capitalism’s focus be?
ESG investing

Stakeholders or shareholders – where should capitalism’s focus be?

Company managements are busying themselves fighting climate change, increasing diversity and fostering employee wellness. That’s all well and good, sa…
3 Nov 2020
Ethical investing: your guide to ethical banking
ESG investing

Ethical investing: your guide to ethical banking

There are plenty of ESG funds to choose from – but what about your day-to-day saving and spending needs? We look at the best ethical current and savin…
6 Oct 2020
Ethical investing: how to build an ethical pension
ESG investing

Ethical investing: how to build an ethical pension

We examine the best options for investors who are looking for help in building a long-term portfolio of ESG investments.
6 Oct 2020
Ethical investing: how ethical is your ESG fund?
ESG investing

Ethical investing: how ethical is your ESG fund?

There’s no doubt that environmental and other issues can have a huge impact on share prices – 2020 has proven that beyond doubt. But how can investors…
6 Oct 2020
Ethical investing: how to find an ESG tracker fund
ESG investing

Ethical investing: how to find an ESG tracker fund

The number of ethical exchange-traded funds is growing ever larger – David C Stevenson outlines your options.
6 Oct 2020
Three green stocks for growth investors to buy now
ESG investing

Three green stocks for growth investors to buy now

Professional investor Luciano Diana of the Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities Fund picks three stocks with strong environmental credentials tha…
22 Sep 2020
A record year for "ethical" ESG funds
ESG investing

A record year for "ethical" ESG funds

UK-based ESG funds - those concerned with "environmental, social & governance" or more ethical investing – saw £362m of inflows in July, a new monthly…
21 Aug 2020
How to profit as the world goes vegan
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How to profit as the world goes vegan

Plant-based diets are becoming increasingly popular and even the fast-food giants are looking to cash in. It looks like veganism might be more than a …
7 Jul 2020
ESG investing provides shelter in the storm
ESG investing

ESG investing provides shelter in the storm

Funds focusing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues proved resilient during the market slump.
23 Jun 2020
Ethical investing: the price of your principles
ESG investing

Ethical investing: the price of your principles

Sin stocks tend to beat the market – but that doesn’t mean ethical investing must always lead to below-par returns.
9 Mar 2020
ESG and “ethical” investing: where should you start?
ESG investing

ESG and “ethical” investing: where should you start?

“Ethical”, or ESG investing (environmental, social and governance) is all the rage. But what exactly does it mean? And where should you start? Merryn …
9 Mar 2020
Green investment: from "sensible re-pricing" to full-on mania
ESG investing

Green investment: from "sensible re-pricing" to full-on mania

Change is afoot, says John Stepek. Everyone is waking up to the fact that we need to do more to protect the environment. That presents opportunities f…
13 Feb 2020
The “green” bubble is here. What could burst it?
Renewables

The “green” bubble is here. What could burst it?

Renewable energy, electric cars and the demise of fossil fuels – markets have embraced the green revolution with gusto. But there’s bound to be a snap…
4 Feb 2020
Three stocks for sustainable investors to buy now
ESG investing

Three stocks for sustainable investors to buy now

Each week, a professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Mike Appleby of the Liontrust Sustainable Investment Team highlights …
3 Feb 2020