L&G swoops for Helena Morrissey (Fund Management)
Legal & General’s fund management arm LGIM has hired former Newton boss Helena Morrissey in the newly created role of head of personal investing (Fund Management).
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Government cannot trigger Article 50 without putting it to a Parliamentary vote (Brexit)
The countries most exposed to a rise in protectionism (Ethical Investment Advice)
President-elect Trump has suggested withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and ending negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), albeit there is considerable uncertainty over what he will, or even can, do. Read More
Investment platform launched by ecosurety in ‘giant step’ towards circular economy (Ethical Investment)
By Roger Aitken—Circularety, an online platform empowering obligated producers and reprocessors to invest in tangible recycling projects and schemes, has been launched by ecosurety, the UK’s leading resource efficiency specialist with services including environmental compliance, waste and resource management (Ethical Investment).
The Institute of Business Ethics reports on best business practices for the next 30 years (Ethical Advice)
The Institute of Business Ethics is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a report that looks at how trust in business can be regained (Ethical Advice).
Praxis Mutual commits to impact bonds from India, Starbucks, and European Investment Bank (Ethical Financial Planning)
By Roger Aitken — Following a number of positive impact bond purchases, Praxis Mutual Funds, a leading faith-based and socially responsible family of mutual funds advised by Everence Capital Management that integrates organizations and peoples’ ‘finances with values’, is continuing in its commitment to investing in climate and community (Ethical Financial Planning).
Child Labour In the Garment Industry Falls BY A Third in Three Years (Ethical Financial Planning)
The number of children forced to work in the garment industry fell worldwide by a third between 2000 and 2013, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reported (Ethical Financial Planning).
Extel’s 14th SRI & Sustainability Survey Highlights Need to Do More (Socially Responsibly Investing)
This year’s annual WeConvene Extel and UK Sustainable survey reveals that while almost 40% of asset managers believe sustainability issues managers believe sustainability issues have an “important influence on stock prices” (Socially Responsibly Investing).
Deforestation “Free” funds web tool reveals asset managers’ dirty palm oil exposure (Ethical Financial Planning)
Friends of the Earth, together with the non-profit organisation As You Sow, which promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy (Ethical Financial Planning).
New EU Rules Take On Tax Avoidance (Ethical Tax Planning)
New EU rules requiring member countries to exchange information on multinationals’ tax affairs are have recently been introduced in a European effort to require corporations to be transparent and conduct business ethically.