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  • What is sustainable investing? - Royal London for advisers

    What is sustainable investing? Mike Fox 25 June 2019 Share Share Sustainable investing is based on a simple premise - owners and managers of capital, whether that’s equity or debt, can positively influence society by prioritising investment in companies that are helping move to a cleaner, healthier...

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  • The rise of sustainable investing - Royal London for advisers

    The rise of sustainable investing Mike Fox 25 July 2018 Share Share Mike Fox considers why sustainable investments are making it to the top of the agenda. Take yourself back to 2003. Arsenal won the Premier League undefeated with ‘The Invincibles’, Westlife topped the charts and Tony Blair...

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  • Royal London local seminar 4 March - Royal London for advisers

    's session. Hear Head of UK Sustainable Investments for Royal London, Mike Fox, speak on 'Sustainable investing - the past, the present and the future'. Joined by Senior Business Development Manager, Ryan Medlock who will present 'Back to the sustainable future'.  Mike Fox - Sustainable investing...

  • Fund Focus: the latest on the RLP Sustainable Fund range - Royal London for advisers

    ...attracting and what he thinks the future is for sustainable investing. Podcast transcript [ Katie ] Hi, I'm Katie Eagles from the investment solutions team here at Royal London. And in this edition of Funds Focus we're talking to Mike Fox, Head of Sustainable Investment at Royal London Asset Management...

  • Royal London Local Seminar - 21 January 2020 - Royal London for advisers

    ...on 'Investing by the Clock'. Joined by Senior Business Development Manager, Craig Muir who will present 'Workplace Pensions - A Twist in the Tale'.  Mike Fox - Sustainable investing - the past, the present and the future The last decade has seen huge developments in sustainability across much of the globe...

  • ESG integration - top questions to ask - Royal London for advisers

    ...during fact finds, and that 40 per cent have discussed responsible or sustainable investing with their adviser. With customers asking more questions, advisers are under more pressure to provide answers, which often means digging through a deluge of information from numerous providers. Discussing...

  • FT Adviser Podcast - How advisers can choose the right responsible investment - Royal London for advisers

    ...to individual funds.  So if you're building portfolios you can build bond equity, put equity funds in combination.  The fund – the ESG/ethical/sustainable investing has been available for some years, but I think has become a theme which is a must, rather than a possible.  What has been very encouraging...

  • Royal London market update - Royal London for advisers

    ...more resilient. The strong performance of sustainable funds shouldn’t be a surprise. Sustainable investing is about identifying companies that provide solutions to global challenges, such as climate change and pandemics, rather than companies that exacerbate these problems. We also invest...

  • FT Adviser Podcast - Regulatory changes see ESG go mainstream - Royal London for advisers

    Director at consultancy Square Mile to discuss how changes introduced in recent years are placing environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds at the centre of the advice process and how these changes will help keep sustainable investing front of mind for advisers. Transcript David Thorpe...

  • Introducing ESG into your client fact finds - Royal London for advisers

    ...impact decisions in their everyday lives, this doesn’t always translate to decisions on financial services. Instead they prioritise returns, risk and costs over any ESG or sustainable investing factors. However, when asked over half said they were interested in finding out more about our policies...

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  • Pension news from 2019 - Royal London for advisers

    , gives his thoughts on how a tactical approach to default funds can deliver over the long run in this investment-focussed Q&A. FCA announces further action on defined benefit transfers Jul 26 2020 What is sustainable investing? Jun 25 2019 Sustainable investing is based on a simple premise - owners...

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  • Local seminar - 27 November 2019 - Royal London for advisers

    's session. Hear Head of UK Sustainable Investments for Royal London, Mike Fox, speak on 'Sustainable Investing - The Past, the present and the future'. Joined by Senior Business Development Manager, Ryan Medlock who will present 'Back to the sustainable future'.  Steve Webb - Pension landscape 2019 Steve...

  • Responsible investment - ‘Back to the sustainable future’ - Royal London for advisers

    Responsible investment - ‘Back to the sustainable future’ webinar Join Ryan as he looks at the impending regulatory changes that are likely to drive environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, the global initiatives pushing sustainable finance further into the spotlight...

  • COVID-19 Investment Update - Royal London for advisers

    ...of the Year awards, in 2015 and 2017. Mike has spent the majority of his career assessing environmental, social and governance issues and how they influence investment decisions. He is a specialist in sustainable investing and one of the few fund managers in this area with such long tenure.

  • Talking to your clients about ESG - Royal London for advisers

    ...and different terms, and be able to confidently explain the difference between sustainable, responsible, ethical and impact investing. It helps to also be able to provide examples of ESG in practice – and all of this of course, is on top of usual considerations such as time to retirement and risk...

  • Webinar: ESG - How things are changing in the light of COVID-19 - Royal London for advisers

    ...with Jacqueline Lockie CFP Chartered FCSI, Head of Financial Planning, CISI and Ben Constable-Maxwell, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, M&G to discuss ESG and how things are changing in the light of COVID-19. Video transcript CISI video transcript Jacqueline Hello everyone, I’m Jackie Lockie...

  • Local seminar - Royal London for advisers

    ...as tackling all of the confusing labels and myths about responsible investing. We’ll also take a look at some of the global initiatives pushing sustainable finance further into the spotlight and discuss the opportunities this is creating within the advised market. The presentation also covers some...

  • Back to the ‘sustainable’ future - Royal London for advisers

    Back to the ‘sustainable’ future Ryan Medlock 29 April 2020 As the UK moves towards net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050, the energy sector is set to revolutionise – as is the investment landscape. Ryan Medlock looks back at how such change has happened before, and just what a future powered...

  • Investment standards - Royal London for advisers

    ...to drive environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, the global initiatives pushing sustainable finance further into the spotlight and the opportunities this brings in the advised market. Responsible investment - ‘Back to the sustainable future’ Share by email: Share by email:...

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  • FT Adviser Podcast - Why Responsible Investment funds outperformed - Royal London for advisers

    ...the younger people actually that’s the interesting thing.  You would assume it was the new generation coming in to invest.  But it’s actually a little bit signs of older people investing on behalf of their children or grandchildren so making that conscious decision. I think a lot of this has been driven...

  • Stewardship - Royal London for advisers

    Stewardship Find out how our asset managers help us fulfil our stewardship responsibilities. UN Principles of Responsible Investing We’re a member of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI). This set of six Principles, developed by a network of international investors...

  • Once upon a demand pool - Royal London for advisers

    ...of the chart. The ‘Y’ axis shows the extent to which those customers stated that investing responsibly is the most important consideration. I think it’s quite clear that by looking at those results in isolation, making responsible and sustainable investment decisions remains less important than other...

  • Destination workplace - Royal London for advisers

    . In these cases it’s less likely, although not impossible, that the default fund in their WPS scheme will be the best answer. Added to this group are those clients holding a very strong position on sustainable or ESG investing. Although IGC’s & trustees now have a requirement to build ESG considerations...

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  • Investing in the right way - Royal London for advisers

    Investing in the right way Here you'll find a selection of the material that you require on an ongoing basis.  Performance statistics, factsheets and Governance meeting minutes - all stored in one handy place. Governed Portfolio factsheets Download our Governed Portfolio factsheets. Governed...

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  • Introducing our Sustainable Fund Range - Royal London for advisers

    Our Sustainable Fund Range Your clients can access a range of sustainable funds managed by Royal London Asset Management (RLAM). The funds offer good value for money, and your clients can express their values – by investing in companies that make a positive contribution to our society...

  • Pound Cost Averaging - Royal London for advisers

    Pound Cost Averaging 22 May 2020 Share Share This article can help you have conversations with your clients about the value of investing through market volatility. What is it? Pound Cost Averaging is the concept of making regular contributions to your investments in order to smooth out market...

  • Governed Range for drawdown - Royal London for advisers

    ...performance Investing for your retirement - Pension investment options client guide GRIPs – Investing for your retirement (Client brochure)  GRIPs - Target market GRIPs - Supporting a sustainable income (Adviser brochure) We’ve  received independent validation of our GRIPs and the processes underpinning them from AKG. Read – the full AKG report Read – the AKG summary report...

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  • PIMFA ESG podcast - Royal London for advisers

    ...of experience obviously we've seen downturns and recessions before, investing in ethical investments and socially responsible investments- have they taken a hit after an economic blip? Julia: Historically they often have - a lot of the funds that are invested in small and mid-cap companies have...

  • Pensions CPD hub - Royal London for advisers

    ...to podcast Responsible investment - ‘Back to the sustainable future’ webinar After watching this webinar you’ll understand: The key regulatory and legislative changes being introduced for ESG investing. The terms and issues relating to responsible investing. The global macro initiatives driving...

  • Applying ESG to fossil fuels - Royal London for advisers

    ...not invest in fossil fuels at all, or you don't invest in companies that have exposure beyond a certain threshold to fossil fuels,” explains Carlota. Divesting from fossil fuels ultimately aims to push forward the decarbonisation process; in theory, if companies that extract, process or sell fossil...

  • RLAM's Responsible Investment team - Royal London for advisers

    Voting The majority of our assets are invested with Royal London Asset Management (RLAM). RLAM manage just over 90% of our pension assets, and take their responsibilities as shareowners on our behalf seriously. They actively engage with UK companies they invest in according to principles of good...

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  • Meet the team - Royal London for advisers

    -term outcomes and meet our customer’s expectations, we need to invest in a way that's sustainable into the future. We think that environmental, social, and governance factors in addition to the traditional financial metrics that we would use really do help us deliver those better outcomes...

  • Our responsible investment team podcast - Royal London for advisers

    ...as good stewards of our customers' money by investing their pension in a responsible way and how the team collaborates with companies to influence positive change in society.    Podcast transcript Katie Eagles: Hi, I'm Katie Eagles from the investment solutions team here at Royal London and I'm...

  • Pensions and ESG - Royal London for advisers

    ...that different companies will get, that’s quite a complex new area isn’t it? Ashley – It is a complex new area. Responsible investing has been around for 20 plus years, probably even longer really if you go back to the Quakers for example, who were some of the first ethical investors. I think because...

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  • Income sustainability scores updated - are your clients still on track? - Royal London for advisers

    . What’s our houseview on sustainable income? In light of the current view from Moody’s, we’ve taken the decision to adjust our houseview on what currently represents a sustainable income over a 25 year period. Our current view is that a 3.5% withdrawal rate is highly sustainable. Until now, our view...

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  • What we care about, and why it should matter to you - Royal London for advisers

    ...with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and the Royal Parks Foundation in London in support of two of the UK’s pelican colonies. Read more about our partnership. Looking after our environment For us, this means things like minimising our business travel to reduce carbon emissions, and investing...

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  • Investment solutions - Royal London for advisers

    ...have more specific ESG needs, we also offer a range of sustainable funds, run by Royal London Asset Management (RLAM). These are actively managed and invest only in companies that are a positive net benefit to society or are ESG leaders relative to their peers. In addition to the Sustainable Range...

  • A gripping six years - Royal London for advisers

    ...designed for clients who are looking to take a sustainable, regular income from their retirement savings. Investing across a well-diversified mix of assets, they aim to deliver real returns and to respond better to market downturns whilst also capturing market upside. It’s now been six years since...

  • Advocacy and engagement - Royal London for advisers

    Advocacy and engagement Learn how the Responsible Investment team at Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) engages with the companies they invest in on our behalf. Last year, Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) sent 141 letters to companies to explain why they were voting against or abstaining...

  • Will your drawdown clients’ income last? - Royal London for advisers

    ...advisers across 3,078 firms. Our heat map assesses the sustainability of different withdrawal rates over different terms: All values are calculated using a 1% AMC and using Governed Retirement Income Portfolio 3. The figures show that over a 15 year term, a 6% withdrawal rate is highly sustainable...

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