More and more asset managers are launching ESG and sustainable investment products. CityAM writes that some industry figures have expressed concerns that certain companies have jumped on the ethical bandwagon without really committing to the cause. The FP WHEB Sustainability fund has been recognised as one of four funds who have met Ethical Consumer magazine’s rigorous ethical criteria. We are also proud to have been awarded Ethical Consumer’s Best Buy label.

Sustainability might be a way active investing can prove its value against concerns over fees and volatility that are spurring the flight to passives. In this Citywire Wealth Manager article, WHEB’s Managing Partner, George Latham, says underperformance against the index is not something endemic to sustainability funds.

Managing Partner George Latham was interviewed by Ethical Consumer magazine about what differentiates WHEB. We are proud that WHEB is one of very few investment firms to receive their Best Buy Label. The Ethical Consumer Best Buy Label helps shoppers choose genuinely ethical products and services. It’s a unique label that looks in detail at the ethical record of the company behind the product and the environmental and ethical record of the product itself.

Will the EU Sustainable Finance Technical Expert Group’s June 2019 reports on the green taxonomy, green bond standards and climate benchmarks succeed in mobilising investors and capital in support of sustainability objectives? WHEB’s Managing Partner George Latham gives his view as well as other investors.

ESG investors happy to fill the policy void

Prosperity with Purpose, our latest Impact Report, is featured in this piece with Australian website New Investor. WHEB has a joint venture with Pengana Capital and runs the Pengana WHEB Sustainable Impact fund for the Australian market. On a recent trip there, Managing Partner George Latham gave his view on how the sector has evolved from ethical negative screens to positive impact investing.

The FP WHEB Sustainability fund is chosen as one of nine funds for Castlefield Investment Partners’ new model portfolio with an ethical mandate for Money Observer readers to follow, introduced here by Simon Holman, Head of Client Investments at Castlefield.

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