Blog & Releases

Imagine having full control and visibility on where your savings are at any point in time. Imagine being able to test scenario changes and to see the expected impact on your savings. Imagine feeling like you have control over your savings outcome. This is where it feels we are headed BY STUART BREYER, chief executive of …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 31, 2019

The proverb “Proverbs 19:20 Seek Wise Counsel And Instructions” has never been more apt than when major funds like Pension Funds consider their legal & moral obligations. This guide from Sackers, the UK’s leading specialist law firm for pension scheme trustees, employers, corporate investors and providers tells you everything you need to know. Following changes …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 29, 2019

John William Olsen – Fund Manager M & G 17/04/2019 Humans are prone to focus on the short term by nature. Fighting our tendencies and taking a longer view can be especially important when it comes to putting money to work for our futures. Short-term thinking can manifest itself in many ways. It might be …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 28, 2019

BY MICHELLE ZHOU Investopedia Updated Jan 2, 2018 The value of an investment is no longer just about returns. An increasing share of investors are also calling for their money to make a positive impact on society and the world at large. In fact, socially responsible investing, and one of its subsets, impact investing, now accounts …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 27, 2019

Dave Sumner Smith Working with The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Oracle & others to make top-level connections in Finance & Investment Socially responsible investment began in 1758 Quakers banned slave trade investment. Later it included civil rights, gender equality & other issues. The landmark study “Who Cares Wins” in 2005 led to the integration …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 20, 2019

It may be unfair, but when giants roar, everyone tends to listen. In the Investment world, they don’t get bigger than BlackRock and from CEO Larry Fink across the oceans, Sustainability Investing has become a driving force in this global organisation, which is why they posted this piece ahead of Earth Day on April 22nd: …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 15, 2019

Helena Vines Fiestas BNP Paribas Deputy Global Head of Sustainability 26 March 20190  Investing, Sustainable investing Reliable research by Oxford University and others confirms that good sustainability and ESG practices correlate with lower operating costs, better profitability and superior share price performance. The financial sector has a major responsibility: to diligently manage people’s savings and retirement assets. …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 14, 2019

I ask the question because, as with all really big questions in life, the answer is never simple. A few years ago it was climate activists and some consumers who would ask whether a company’s public statements on the environment were consistent with its lobbying on regulation in private. Now, some of the world’s biggest …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 13, 2019

Impact investing is a hot topic in mainstream institutional investment these days. According to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in the past three years there has been substantial growth in the use of the word “impact” as a brand for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, and the number of impact-branded funds in public markets – …

by Adrienne Lawler
May 10, 2019

On October 8th, we’ll hear directly from CEO of Hermes Saker Nusseibeh who has demonstrated just how passionate he is about making a difference. This latest quarterly report begins to explain why with some compelling facts to support it here

by Adrienne Lawler
May 2, 2019