Responsible Investing Masterclass Series

Responsible Investing is an increasingly central part of advice provision.  So we’re getting together with experts to help you to know your ethical from impact – and to help you put it all in to practice.

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Masterclass 4 – Impact investing

Event update: Due to unforseen circumstances we are postponing the Impact Investing webinar which was due to take place on Thursday 21 October.  We’ll be announcing a new date soon.  If you’ve already registered for the event we’ll be in touch to let you know about the new date.  


Join SRI Services' Julia Dreblow, M&G Investments' Randeep Somel and Ascentric’s Sean Hawkins as they discuss:

  • What is Impact investing?
  • Key issues and latest developments
  • What to look out for
  • How fund strategies work and how to fit these in your portfolio

Date: TBC
Time: TBC

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You’ll receive 1 hour of CPD achieving the following objectives:

  • Understand what Impact investing is and how it differs from other areas of responsible investing
  • How Impact fund strategies work
  • How Impact funds fit into a portfolio



Event Speakers

Sean Hawkins, Strategic Partnerships Manager, M&G Wealth

My focus is helping our users to shape and deliver their investment propositions within the wider context of their client offerings. Working in particular with DFMs and fund managers to increase our services and product options.


Julia Dreblow – SRI Services

Julia has over 20 years’ experience specialising in sustainable, responsible and ethical investment.

Known for her passion for this area, Julia now works independently promoting this area and offering SRI tools and support mainly for the retail investment intermediary market (mainly financial advisers).


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Randeep Somel, Fund Manager, M&G Investments

Randeep launched the Climate Solutions Fund in November 2020 and is part of the Equity Impact Committee. He joined the Select team in 2019 as Associate Portfolio Manager of Positive Impact, Global Select, and Pan European Select. Before this, Randeep was Deputy Manager of Global Recovery Fund (2017-2019) and had previously worked as a dedicated analyst, and Deputy/Fund Manager of Global Basics, Managed Growth and Vanguard Precious Metals funds & Mining (since 2008).

Useful resources

Fund Ecomarket


Julia's Fund Ecomarket site

Catch up on our first masterclass


Introduction to Responsible Investing

From Ethical to impact – getting started in Responsible Investing


Read our getting started in responsible investing article

Upcoming responsible investing masterclasses

In this series we’ll be joined by industry experts who’ll be sharing their insights and experience. Here’s a taste of what’s to come. Register below to join our mailing list and you'll be notified when registrations open for our next masterclass.

Masterclass 5

Building your Responsible Investment Proposition – a practical guide

  • Raising SRI with clients
  • Building and running your own proposition and pickng your own funds
  • Tools and outsourcing

Previous Masterclasses

Catch up on our previous masterclasses

Masterclass 1

From ethical to impact: Getting started in responsible investing

  • The fundamentals of responsible investing
  • How the regulatory environment relates to responsible investing
  • How to meet your client’s responsible investing needs
View masterclass 1

Masterclass 2

The Ethical Investing spectrum

  • Understand what ethical investing is and key developments
  • Understand the criteria involved in Ethical investing and
  • How Ethical investing can be part of your client’s portfolio
View masterclass 2

Masterclass 3

The ESG and Sustainable investing spectrum

  • Understand what ESG and Sustainable investing is and how it differs from other areas of responsible investing
  • How ESG and Sustainable fund strategies work
  • How ESG and Sustainable funds fit into a portfolio
View masterclass 3