To build the trust that the impact investing space needs to mature, clear guidance and structure around impact analysis and reporting is paramount. An inherent challenge facing the growth of the sector is the risk of ‘impact washing’, where traditional investments are merely relabelled as impact investments to benefit from positive attributes linked to this relatively new investment approach.
The FP WHEB Sustainability fund receives a buy rating from Investors Chronicle citing it as an fund “whose ESG processes withstand scrutiny.”
In Euronews article “Is your pension investing in fossil fuels without your knowledge”, WHEB is highlighted as a specialist impact manager running an ethical fund fit for your pension.
As the proud winner of the inaugural “Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable & ESG Investing” award from Investment Week’s Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2020 we sat down to talk teams, how we construct portfolios, performance drivers and how our particular strategy may develop in the future.
Managing Partner George Latham features in Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment’s (CISI’s) June 2020 Review magazine. In their Special Report on “Progressing With Purpose – A Report on Why Purpose is Set to Take Centre Stage” CISI looks at what is purpose in the financial services sector. George explains how purpose is an essential part of the Impact Investors DNA.
The Carbon Trust has worked with positive impact investor, WHEB Asset Management to peer review its impact measurement methodology, in addition to examining its underlying calculations to help ensure the reliability of the impact figures reported.
Ted Franks, Fund Manager & Partner at WHEB, discusses resource efficiency-focused investments with Environmental Finance as customers and investors recognise their “enduring appeal” despite the economic shock caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more…
The market for impact investing is experiencing exponential growth in Australia, more than tripling over the past two years from $5.7 billion to $19.9 billion, finds a new study launched today by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
Managing Partner George Latham features in Responsible Investor’s ESG Leaders video series and discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on sustainable finance.
The coronavirus crisis will weed out companies that are unsustainable and cause global leaders to ramp up action on climate change; fund manager Ted Franks shares his views with The Sydney Morning Herald.
As a reminder, WHEB manages the Pengana WHEB Sustainable Impact Fund in Australia as a mirror of the UK strategy.