18 June 2020
Written during the COVID 19 lockdown, “Solutions in a Time of Crisis”, is an apt title for our latest impact report as the world struggles to find exactly that.
London 18 June 2020 –WHEB Asset Management has published its 6th annual impact report, Solutions in a time of crisis which highlights a new ‘impact engine’ methodology and explores carbon footprinting in greater detail.
In a time of crisis, the world needs companies that can provide solutions. This 50-page impact report is first and foremost an annual account of how the companies in WHEB’s investment portfolio are providing these critical solutions. The report is accompanied by a major upgrade to WHEB’s online impact microsite, which enables investors to engage interactively to understand how their savings are associated with a positive impact.
• WHEB’s new methodology explained. The “Impact engine” is a framework to analyse the different dimensions of positive impact.
• Positioned for Net Zero Carbon. Our most detailed examination of carbon risk in the portfolio.
• The Carbon Trust conducted a peer-review of WHEB’s impact measurement methodology.
WHEB has one of the longest established impact investment strategies in listed equities. The report quantifies the positive social and environmental impact and maps each investment against the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
“Mapping positive impact is only the first step. Understanding the different dimensions of impact is the new frontier,” says Seb Beloe, Partner and Head of Research. We have introduced a new approach, the ‘impact engine’, that assesses five dimensions of impact and sits at the heart of our investment process.
The report explores scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, as well as the avoided carbon in the strategy. More detail is also provided on WHEB’s own commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2025. An updated version of WHEB’s ‘impact calculator’ is provided along with further detail on the underlying methodology which has been peer reviewed by the Carbon Trust.
Annual Impact Report 2019
Click here to download “Solutions in a time of crisis “
Annual Impact Report 2019 video highlights
Click here to watch the video highlights of the report
WHEB Impact Report launch webinar
Join us for a webinar to discuss the findings from WHEB’s Annual Impact report 2019, on Thursday 25th June at 11am. Click here to register.
Online Impact Tools
Click here for Impact Calculator to visualise the impact of an individual’s investments
Click here for examples of WHEB portfolio holdings relating to the SDGs
Click here for case studies of company-level engagement
Click here for Impact Map showing intensity of impact against fundamental quality for WHEB portfolio holdings
For further information contact:
Business Development Manager
WHEB Asset Management
Tel. +44 (0) 203 219 3415
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