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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.

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


How to build a responsible investment portfolio

We explain how investors can build their own responsible investment portfolio.

Dominic Rowles | 27 October 2020 | 3 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


Why we're all ESG investors now

Investing for the long term? Here's why you shouldn’t ignore environmental, social and governance factors.

Sophie Lund-Yates | 14 October 2020 | 3 min read


Two funds for avoiding ‘sin’ stocks

Dominic Rowles, Investment Analyst, looks at two exclusions-based funds, explains their approaches and shares our view on their prospects.

Dominic Rowles | 9 September 2020 | 6 min read


Investing with purpose – how to give your money real impact

Dominic Rowles, Investment Analyst, looks at how to give your money a real impact and two funds that could help.

Dominic Rowles | 5 August 2020 | 4 min read


Is it time to consider ESG investing?

Investment Analyst, Dominic Rowles, looks at the evidence behind environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, and gives some practical tips on how you could add ESG into your investments.

Dominic Rowles | 1 June 2020 | 10 min read