BMO Responsible Global Equity managers Jamie Jenkins and Nick Henderson have the help of an independent sustainability team to ensure the portfolio’s standards are maintained and backed-up by strong engagement. Constraints include; no alcohol, gambling, pornography, weapons or tobacco, and the fund is fossil fuel free. The process also considers restrictions on environmental impact, animal welfare, human rights and labour standards.
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What’s covered in this podcast:
- Why water scarcity could create geopolitical flashpoints in the future [1:49]
- Which global city almost ran out of water [3:01]
- How much water is lost each day due to leaking pipes [3:58]
- How some companies are helping to solve water issues [4:41]
- How the manager has engaged with companies about labour issues… [6:20]
- … and how his tackling human rights issues [8:34]
- Which technology stocks are held in the portfolio [10:56]
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