Spotlight on climate action: actively investing in the low-carbon transition

10 min read 29 Sep 20

Summary: We believe there are opportunities for investors to channel more capital to companies that are having a direct positive impact in the fight against climate change and are actively accelerating the shift to a low-carbon economy

Ben Constable-Maxwell, our Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, explains how investors can target an intentional and material impact by investing in listed equities. By supporting companies that are taking steps towards combating climate change, and keeping up the pressure using ownership and stewardship, active fund managers can play a part in the solution.

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The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount they invested.