Netting to zero

R&M’s Head of ESG explains how the business is turning talk into action following its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

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Sustainable dividend income in the UK

As the momentum behind sustainable investing continues to build, there has been some concern about the UK equity market’s reliance on more cyclical industries, which are sometimes heavily involved in carbon-intensive activities. Dan Hanbury, Head of Income and Smaller Companies at River and Mercantile, believes that this situation is changing, with many alternatives for investors to look at and a wealth of opportunities to generate a more sustainable income stream for UK investors going forward.

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Integrating ESG risks: Looking beyond the headline number

COVID-19 pushed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks to the backburner for many trustee boards. However, recent regulatory changes have put ESG firmly back on the agenda. This is a positive step forward for the industry as it raises the bar for all participants. But there’s so much more we can do.

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ESG Momentum: a way to add value to your portfolio?

It is fair to say that Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) has been the investment hot topic of 2020, and doubtless will remain so for some time to come. Despite the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic rightly taking up a lot of our thoughts, ESG is still very relevant and for those who are still asking “how can I reduce the ESG risks in my portfolio without sacrificing investment returns?”

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