Each and every one of us has the power to create change. And now, more than ever, is the time to do just that. Living our purpose – to champion potential, helping people, families and businesses to thrive – is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity, for all of society. We’ll all need to take action if we want a better future.
You can disrupt industries for the better
You can support investment in responsible companies
We can adapt quickly when the rules change
It helps you preserve your wealth for the long term
You can take comfort in knowing we care about the future
Environmental, Social and Governance
the three key categories investors use to classify the topics they address to create a sustainable future.
Here’s what each one means...
The impact a company has on the environment.
This includes carbon emissions, deforestation, water usage and packaging.
The impact a company has on society. This includes how it treats its staff, making sure supply chains avoid unethical labour practices, and the health impact of its products.
The impact a company has on the business environment. This includes its accounting practices, how it negotiates with suppliers, its attitude to diversity and how it contributes to a fair and stable market environment.
74% of business decision makers think AI will solve environmental challenges.Source: Intel
Online interest in ‘veganism’ increased seven-fold between 2014 and 2019.Source: The Vegan Society
The number of electric passenger cars passed five million in 2018.Source: The International Energy Agency
Over 1,110 institutions have pledged to divest from fossil fuels.Source: 350.org
By mid-2019, green bonds were up 48% year-on-year in terms of value.Source: Climate Bond Initiative