The Future

The future: Which path will you take?

We are coming to the crossroad of competing futures. Some will take what society tells us is the convenient option, assessing the situation and shrugging their shoulders saying “well, there is not much I can do”. They will take the worn and well travelled road, the one with the heavy display of footprints. Stumbling blindly […]

Adulting

Here’s one to put at the top of your ‘adulting’ to-do list

Whether you’re a rookie embracing adult life in all its glory, or perhaps already a decade or so into the adult game, now is a better time than ever to start thinking about your long term financial investments. Perhaps you are working a cool new job that pays the bills with a tidy sum left […]

Female

Female leaders; a better investment.

When talking about sustainable investing, people usually think about things like climate change and recycling. They don’t often mention gender equality. However for many, workplace gender inequality is a major issue which should be simple to fix, but frustratingly still exists today. One of the ways it can be fixed is to invest in companies […]

Money Matters

Money Matters

Money matters. It always has and probably always will. But when it comes to investing, environmental and social impact now matter more. The times are changing. Because today, contrary to years gone by, building your personal wealth and doing good are not mutually exclusive concepts. In fact you can do better when thinking about them together. […]

Good Money

Good money, makes good

Investing in good business doesn’t mean sacrificing investment returns. In fact, according to Bryce Doherty, UBS’s Head of Global Asset Management, investing based on your Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) values actually makes for a better investment. “It is not just people wanting to make a statement about how they invest. ESG investing does not […]

Little known truth

A little known truth – sustainable investing can be more profitable.

For me, it is that sustainable investing can be more profitable. A truth a lot of investors would find challenging to accept. There is a commonly held view that companies who behave responsibly tend to do so at a cost to profits, and therefore their investors. So people conclude, that whilst investing for the greater […]