Industry Networks

WHEB actively seeks to shape the financial system as a whole to support and enable more sustainable and positive impact investment. We are actively involved in a variety of organisations that share this ambition and are at the leading edge of sustainable and responsible investment. We list these groups and networks below.

OrganisationDescriptionWHEB Involvement
B CorpsB Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.WHEB Asset Management is a Certified B Corporation
United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI)An international network of investors working together to put the Principles for Responsible Investment into practice.WHEB is a signatory.
Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)A forum for collaboration on climate change for European investors.WHEB is a signatory and member of the Policy Group.
UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF)A membership association for sustainable and responsible financial services.WHEB is a member and is regularly involved with events and initiatives.
European SRI Association (EUROSIF)A pan-European network and think-tank whose mission is to develop sustainability through European financial markets. WHEB is a signatory and has been awarded the EUROSIF Transparency logo.
FRC Stewardship CodeAims to enhance the quality of engagement between institutional investors and companies to help improve long-term returns to shareholders and the efficient exercise of governance responsibilities.WHEB is a Tier One signatory.
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)An international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information.WHEB is a signatory and assists with research projects and speaks at events.
International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)A global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs.Seb Beloe, Head of Research, is a member of the Expert Investor Network
Net Zero Carbon 10An initiative focusing on delivering absolute carbon reductions at the fund level.WHEB is a founding signatory
Chemical Footprint ProjectNGO-led initiative focused on eliminating hazardous chemicals from global supply chainsWHEB is a signatory
CA100+Collaborative engagement initiative focused on major carbon emittersWHEB is involved in collaborative engagement initiatives
Access to Medicines FoundationInitiative aimed at encouraging the pharmaceutical industry to address key corporate responsibility issues in their industryWHEB is a signatory
Future Fit BusinessThe Future Fit business benchmark is a strategic management tool for companies and investors to assess, measure and manage the impact of their activitiesSeb Beloe is a member of the Development Council
Impact Management ProjectA forum for organisations to build consensus on how to measure, compare and report impacts on environmental and social issuesWHEB is an active contributor
The Big ExchangeA pioneering new investment platform launched by Big Issue InvestWHEB is a founding partner, and Seb Beloe is a member of the impact advisory board
British Standards Institute (BSI)The UK’s national standards body responsible for creating standards on sustainable finance among many other areasWHEB has been represented on a variety of technical committees developing specifications for BSI
Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)A not-for-profit network dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the worldWHEB is a member and part of the Working Group on Listed Equities
Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative (NZAMI) An international group of asset managers committed to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or soonerWHEB is a founding signatory