Combining income and ethics without sacrifice

James Yardley 03/10/2021

In this interview, Bryn Jones, manager of Rathbone Ethical Bond fund, talks to us about the sustainable aspects of fixed interest. Bryn has been at the helm of this fund for more than 10 years. It has outperformed regardless of its ethical constraints, illustrating that income and ethics can be combined without sacrifice.

We cover the following topics:

  • if the fund found any opportunities last year as more companies issued bonds [0:25]
  • why the fund favours the financial sector [1:19]
  • where’s the most growth: green, blue or social bonds [1:50]
  • Bryn’s views on the UK’s first green gilt [3:38]
  • Bryn’s views on the social housing market [5:24]
  • could we see social gilts in the future [6:08]
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