Sarasin & Partners has researched and written this paper as one of a series which considers the investment implications of environmental, social and governance issues. This research provides insights into a more sustainable investment approach, with consideratiion of shareholders, society and the environment at its core.
Just after the fund's first year anniversary we talk to Adam Frost on how he came to work at Sarasin from BP after the Gulf of Mexico disaster, why 'Responsible' investing should lead to strong performance in the long term, and the unique approach and research Sarasin & Partners brings to 'Socially Responsible' investing, as well as some useful explanations about all the terminologies!
Today we hope you’ll join us in wishing a happy birthday to one of our newest and most engaging funds: EquiSar Socially Responsible.
It seems uniquely typical of British weather that we could have the lowest water reserves since 1976 during the wettest April on record. Outside these green, pleasant and slightly damp lands however, water scarcity is a topic that warrants serious discussion and, as an Opportunity Set, is rich in innovative investment ideas.
The water scarcity driving this opportunity set is as simple as it is disturbing. A mere 2.75% of the planet’s water is fresh water, the bulk of...
Sarasin and Partners have produced a new research document about the armaments industry and its impact on investors. They distinguish between different kinds of arms, different ways companies can be involved in them, and current trends in the industry.
Sarasin & Partners has launched the latest paper in its Responsible Investment research series. The current piece focuses on the environmental, social and governance issues surrounding shale gas development, and what investors need to know about this industry. The paper discusses five core points outlining the investment potential, risks as well as the environmental impact.
In an increasingly global economy, multinational companies often operate in countries which vary in the extent of corruption, cultural attitudes towards corruption, and the legal environments to address it. However, with legislation against corruption tightening, both internationally and in many individual countries, companies’ handling of potential corruption risks is increasingly under scrutiny.
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