Seb Beloe, Head of Research, is extensively quoted in Good Money Week discussing the issues around single use plastic products and WHEB’s view on sustainable packaging alternatives.
In IPE’s “Special Report: Impact Investing”, Susanna Rust recognises WHEB Asset Management as one of the ‘original’ impact investment firms and highlights WHEB’s impact calculator from last year as being one of the first of its kind. Seb Beloe, WHEB’s Head of Research, is also noted for questioning whether the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are truly suitable as an investment framework in a blog two years ago. This debate has since become increasingly relevant as so many new products are being launched making claims to incorporate the SDGs.
Ted Franks gave a broad overview of some of the themes the WHEB’s global sustainable impact strategy is invested in during his recent visit to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with Pengana Capital, WHEB’s partner for the Australian market. The video recording of Ted’s presentation at the Pengana advisor symposium is available on the link and WHEB’s presentation runs from 5:38 to 26.54
Financial adviser and Board Director of UKSIF, Tanya Pein and Ed Gillespie, co-founder of creative change agency Futerra, discuss “how to make money and do good” in New Model Adviser’s latest podcast on sustainable investment. The FP WHEB Sustainability Fund is noted in the conversation as an example of a fund that can achieve investment returns whilst helping to solve sustainability challenges.
In its review of sustainable investment, the “i” newspaper lists the FP WHEB Sustainability Fund as a well-known option for those who hope to make their money work whilst helping solve some of the challenges faced by global society and the environment.
Helping create a more sustainable society where future generations can prosper and thrive for centuries to come is now a driving factor for many investors. The WHEB Sustainability Fund and our Impact Calculator are mentioned in this article by Julia Dreblow, writing for FT Adviser, which highlights funds active in this area and how investments can have a positive impact.
Historically MoneyWeek has been quite cynical about ‘ethical investing’, but the publication has a rather more positive view of ‘sustainable investing’. The FP WHEB Sustainability Fund is highlighted in this recent cover story, which considers how sustainable investing can lead to better returns and lower risk.
Ted Franks writes for Good with Money on how WHEB approaches the tension between pricing power and positive impact in the FP WHEB Sustainability Fund.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have quickly become a popular tool for investors to report positive impact. John Fleetwood, founder of 3D Investing, argues that there is a risk this framework could become mis-used if not used correctly, but highlight’s WHEB’s impact report as a leading example of good practice.
Amit Bouri, CEO of the Global Impact Investing Initiative, writes in Impact Alpha on the rapid growth of Impact investing and the importance of impact measurement and management, highlighting WHEB’s impact report as an example of transparent reporting.