ESG has become the latest buzz term in investing as social conscience plays an increasing role in financial decisions. Claire Tyrrell talks to advisers about how to balance clients' social investing expectations while still delivering good outcomes......
And other investors
Marte Borhaug explores the ethical dilemmas and unintended consequences that can result from trying to do the right thing.
'Ethical' funds 'ploughing' money into Big Oil - three things your clients may call you about this week …
What made the financial headlines over the weekend?
'Tenfold market increase since 2013'
Expands sustainability offering
Managed by Nick Clay
Income & growth portfolio
Represents £8trn in assets
New name and focus
Future World funds
To develop products and services
First exam on 1 December
Focus on carbon emissions and water usage
Five multi-asset portfolios
Less environment, more governance threatens to undermine firms' green credentials
'Response to investor demand'
New co-heads of credit research
Industry Voice: Star CEOs are bringing into question what makes a good leader in a flatter, networked world. We explore what this means for the overall governance of companies
Follows Luxembourg launch
Industry Voice: One of the most serious problems with GDP is that it fails to measure the impact of economic growth on the planet's finite environmental resources. As economist Kenneth Boulding once put it: "Anyone who believes that exponential growth...
Industry Voice: The ultra-long lifespan of plastics is proving an ecological challenge. As consumers become alarmed at the environmental contamination caused by synthetic organic polymers, we look at the alternatives and the role of investors in pushing...
New fund ranges revealed
Part of raft of proposals to increase visability of SRI to retail investors
According to Cicero report
In Association with Aviva Investors
The Big Interview: Focus on ethical investment
Three risk profiles
Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva Investors, takes an in-depth look at the relationship between responsible investing and performance.