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We’ve exhausted the earth’s ecological budget for the year. For the next 4 months, we’ll be ringing up a deficit as the planet can no longer play catch up with our demands
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Why Westminster’s £3bn green investment package proves it’s down to people, not politics, to save our planet
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Wishing Richard Curtis and his team at Make My Money Matter well with the launch of their campaign today. The public does not want to make a financial return from lung cancer and climate destruction. They find it immoral and repugnant. Yet most workplace pensions and personal pension fund managers persist in investing in tobacco and fossil fuel companies. Read More
COVID-19 has shown us that investing in polluting companies is not only morally wrong, but also unlikely to be good financial sense
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Our Founder David Macdonald provides some tips to recession-proof your finances amid the UK’s biggest economic slump on record
Why don’t we just… use our savings to save the planet?
“Moving £20,000 from a traditional pension fund to an impact portfolio can reduce emissions by 16 tonnes.”
While many thought it was a movement going nowhere, it has quickly and steadily gained traction among both clients and investment professionals; with environmental-, social- and/or governance-themed product introduced every other day.
When David Macdonald envisioned his retirement, he planned to be spending most of it walking his dog and picking up plastic bottles on the beach as a way of contributing to the environment.
“People are doing these micro activities [like avoiding plastic bags]. But moving £20,000 from traditional investing into impact investing is the carbon equivalent of taking one car off the road.”
In this week’s episode of The Pro Adviser Podcast, in association with Architas, Hannah Godfrey talks to David MacDonald, a former SJP adviser who set up a new advice firm for those who want their money to make a positive impact on the environment.
After more than a decade at St James’s Place (SJP), David MacDonald wanted to pursue his own ideas about ecologically friendly investing with a new directly authorised business…
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