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Sustainable approaches to a profitable future

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The information shown is not personal advice, if you are unsure of the suitability of an investment for your circumstances please contact us for personal advice. The value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you could get back less than you invest, especially over the short term. Past performance is not a guide to the future.

While you might expect putting limiting principles into investment practice to come at a cost, the opposite is true. Study after study has shown that businesses with ESG (environmental, social and governance) characteristics have outperformed their peers. So, what’s good for the environment and society could be good for your wealth too.

Governance – the most important ESG factor?

In the final article of our three-part series on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, we look at the key governance issues investors need to consider and explore a fund that could help.

Dominic Rowles, Investment Analyst | 7 October 2021 | 5 min read


Why the ‘S’ in ESG is finally in focus, and how to consider it in your portfolio

In the second article of our three-part series on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, we look at the key social issues investors need to consider and explore two fund ideas that could help.

Dominic Rowles | 5 October 2021 | 6 min read


How environmental issues could impact your portfolio, and what you can do about it

In the first article of our three-part series on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, we look at the key environmental issues facing investors and explore two funds that could help.

Dominic Rowles, Investment Analyst | 5 October 2021 | 6 min read


Why ESG matters to all fund managers

We look at what ESG is, why fund managers care about it, and focus on two funds where ESG considerations are an important part of the investment process.

Dominic Rowles, Investment Analyst | 20 September 2021 | 7 min read


Responsible Investment sector review – could investor demand keep rising?

In this review of the Responsible Investment sector, we look at ideas to invest sustainably, latest analysis from our research team and how our Wealth Shortlist picks have performed.

Dominic Rowles | 27 August 2021 | 6 min read


The Wages of Sin – opportunities in ESG?

We explain why ESG could be creating opportunities in sin stocks.

William Ryder | 20 July 2021 | 7 min read


Can you be a responsible investor and invest in oil and gas?

A closer look at why responsible investors shouldn’t just ignore oil and gas stocks.

Dominic Rowles | 3 June 2021 | 7 min read


New to the Wealth Shortlist – two responsible funds for income

We take a closer look at the two new funds we’ve added to our Wealth Shortlist.

Dominic Rowles | 26 April 2021 | 6 min read


FTSE 100 – the 5 highest ESG rated companies

A look at 5 of the most environmentally and socially responsible companies in the FTSE 100 and what this means for investors

Sophie Lund-Yates | 3 March 2021 | 8 min read


A Green Bond revolution

As the UK government announces its plan to issue its first green bond, we explain what they are and look at what investors need to know

Joseph Hill | 19 January 2021 | 4 min read


Responsible investing – a financial adviser’s view

HL financial adviser, Steve Nowosad, gives his view on responsible investing.

Steve Nowosad | 2 November 2020 | 3 min read


Asia and emerging markets - can you invest responsibly?

Is it possible to invest responsibly in Asia and emerging markets? We take a closer look.

Dominic Rowles | 30 October 2020 | min read


Useful tools to help check a company’s Environmental, Social and Governance credentials

Nicholas Hyett, Equity Analyst, looks at some easily available, and free, tools to help investors check a company’s ESG credentials.

Nicholas Hyett | 29 October 2020 | 4 min read


Corporate scandals – what investors can do to avoid them

Billions have been wiped off the stock market through corporate scandals. Here’s what investors can do to avoid them.

Dominic Rowles | 27 October 2020 | 3 min read


Profits and principles – what is responsible investing?

Doing good with your investments doesn’t always have to come at a cost. Here are three ways to invest responsibly and show why it doesn’t have to be principles or profit.

Dominic Rowles | 26 October 2020 | 4 min read