Sustainable finance relates to investment and finance that considers environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts.
The decision to consider ESG can be for reasons that are ethical or financial or both. The strategies investors use to consider ESG issues are wide ranging and depend on the level of positive impact an investor wants to make, if any.
- How strongly do you feel about environmental factors when investing your money – factors such as climate change, resource depletion, waste and pollution?
- How strongly do you feel about social issues when investing your money – factors such as employee relations, working conditions and human rights more generally?
- How strongly do you feel about how a company is run when investing your money – factors such as executive pay and board diversity, political lobbying, bribery and corruption, and the company’s tax strategy?
- Are there any particular companies, industry sectors or countries that you wish to avoid when investing your money because of ethical concerns, religious beliefs or other values that are important to you?
We are here to help you invest more ethically and have various funds and portfolios that we can recommend for pensions and investments depending on your views.
We are proud to be members of The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF).
The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) is the membership association for sustainable and responsible financial services.
Founded in 1991, there are approx. 270+ members and affiliates including institutional and retail fund managers, pension funds, banks, consultants and more. Find out more at www.uksif.org