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Posts by Richard Ravelin:
Bothered by BP? Why it makes sense to green your pension and investments with Path’s Climate Solutions Portfolio
In the past week (2nd August), oil and gas giant BP announced a near record high of £6.9 billion profit in the last quarter, triple what they made for the same period last year. Greenpeace UK’s head of climate Kate Blagojevic pointed out that “..these are the same companies responsible for pushing our world closer to catastrophic climate change. This isn’t right.”
The current heatwave is a wake-up call. Wildfires and extreme hot weather conditions are causing havoc, climate scientists are warning that the UK should no longer consider itself as a ‘cold country’ and Secretary-General of the United Nations has said that we are facing ‘collective suicide’ over climate change.
This week, a new Climate Change Committee (CCC) progress report has found that the UK government is failing to reach its net zero targets.
Even for an experienced investor, market volatility can be unsettling – especially if you’re looking to retire in the near future. After years of saving, you may be worried about your pension falling in value and how this might affect your retirement plans. Should you be concerned?
If you’re struggling with your mental health, finding the motivation to look at your finances can feel like a step too far. But, taking control of your money is a very positive thing.
It’s been a rather busy few weeks in the world of ‘greenwashing’. Last month, Deutsche Bank was raided for alleged involvement in a trillion-pound greenwashing scandal. According to Sky News, it’s alleged the DWS, the management asset part of the company, sold products worth more than $1 trillion as being more sustainable and environmentally friendly than what they actually were. It’s important to say, the DWS denies the allegations.
We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Jude Kelly CBE to our Steering Group.
Last weekend marked the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee where millions of people across the UK and Commonwealth came together to celebrate Her Majesty’s 70-year reign. Sunday, however, was also important for another reason: it was World Environment Day.
Food, fuel and gas prices are all soaring, pushing inflation to a 40-year high of 9 percent. It means hard-pressed consumers are having to spend more of their pay packet on groceries, drinks, clothes and other items; more so than they would have done so one year ago.