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Our Sustainable Approach

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have been widely adopted and guide our approach to sustainable investing. We use them as a framework to support our investment process and to assess the positive contributions a fund is aiming for.

We have used the UN SDGs to create three main themes, outlined to the right. These may help you to classify your own sustainable priorities. Below is a table explaining each of the UN SDGs. Good governance applies to all the choices – SDGs 16 & 17.

  • Human Needs
    UN Sustainable Development Goals: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 8 / 10
  • Planet & Resources
    UN Sustainable Development Goals: 6 / 12 / 14 / 15
  • Climate
    UN Sustainable Development Goals: 7 / 9 / 11 / 13

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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Source: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/ – correct as at 08/04/21

Ethical Investment

‘Ethical Investment’ has many names including ‘green investment’, ‘socially responsible investment’, and ‘sustainable investment’. It addresses social, ethical and environmental issues (SEE) as well as considering pure investment ones. It is increasingly concerned with effective corporate governance.

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Profit with Purpose

Our team gives their view on why sustainable investing matters.

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Ethical Investment within your ISA

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Our Team

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Fran Hamer - Investment Manager

As an Investment Manager, Fran has experience working with Private Clients, Families, Trusts, Pensions and Charities. Her research focus is on funds and companies pursuing ethical and environmental objectives and she co-manages our Ethical and Responsible Investment strategy. She holds CISI Investment Advice Diploma (IAD) and the CISI Level 6 Certificate in Private Client Investment Advice & Management (PCIAM).

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