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Martyn Jones

Chipotle: an investment standoff

Investment analyst Martyn Jones outlines the investment case for Mexican fast food chain Chipotle, considering whether the firm can regain the trust of its customers following a recent E-Coli outbreak. Read more

Three years on from Rana Plaza: taking stock

Neil Brown

As we approach the third anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh, it is important for us as investors in the apparel sector to reflect on what has changed in the industry since 2013. Read more
Simon Clements

The disruptive technologies set to change the world

Simon Clements, investment manager, looks how technological change is a constant feature of the modern digital age, providing a wealth of investment opportunities. Read more

Is Sustainable Palm Oil viable?

Neil Brown

How can we ensure population growth is managed in a more sustainable manner to reduce the negative effect it's having on climate change and biodiversity? Read more
Mike Appleby

COP21: What it means going forward and the effects it will have

Through the Paris Accord more than 190 countries have approved a landmark deal on climate action. Read more
Mike Appleby

Five companies to watch in Sustainable Future funds

Mike Appleby, Investment Manager, identifies five companies to watch which demonstrate our investment philosophy in practice. Read more
Chris Foster

Financial resilience part 4: Insuring a Sustainable Future?

Insurance can spread the risk faced by an individual or a corporation amongst many other factors. In markets where there is high penetration of insurance, companies are prone to poor practices when trying to maintain high returns. Read more
Chris Foster

Financial resilience part 3: Banks - what we look for and the part they play

If you type in Google “why are bankers not” then the suggested completed sentence is “in jail”. Banks, and their employees, generally have a bad reputation. Read more
Chris Foster

Financial resilience part 2: Peer-to-peer lenders

The second of our four part series on financial resilience explores this relatively new market and considers some of the investment possibilities. Read more
Chris Foster

Financial resilience part 1: Data processing and secure payments

This is the first part of a four part series around the subject of financial resilience, a key theme we have been researching this year and an increasingly important issue. Read more
Harriet Parker

Corporate tax responsibility dilemma

Over the past year, we have been working with the Principles for Responsible Investment and ten global investors, exploring the issue of corporate tax responsibility. Read more
Peter Michaelis

What the UK wants and needs from the banking system

Over the past 18 months, a select group of influential bankers and stakeholders have worked together to produce a report which explores how to rebuild a healthy banking sector in the UK. Read more