Rathbone Global Sustainability is a high conviction global equity fund that can invest in companies of any size, but which will have a bias towards mid-caps. Manager David Harrison focuses on selecting stocks with strong cash generation and will actively avoid businesses involved in unethical or unsustainable practices. Each holding will also have to have at least one positive environmental, social or governance attribute.
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What’s covered in this podcast:
- The aim of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) [0:33]
- What the SDGs have achieved in the past five years [1:45]
- How the investment community uses the SDGs [2:31]
- What could be improved to make the SDGs more effective [3:30]
- How the SDGs are used in this fund [4:32]
- How companies are behaving today [6:18]
- Why the fund has performed so well since the market lows in March [8:31]
- Why the trend of greener infrastructure is so exciting [9:55]
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