Sustainable Investing - Royal London Asset Management (RLAM)

RLAM’s Sustainable Investing Team has extensive experience managing sustainable funds and their approach has been recognised with a number of industry awards, such as the ones below won last year.  

RLAM’s suite of five sustainable funds seek to invest in companies that are well-positioned to benefit from products and services that help solve major environmental and social challenges and manage their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks better than average.

Our distinctive approach integrates the consideration of ESG issues alongside financial analysis throughout the investment process. This combination of factors is central to the team’s track record of long-term outperformance. We also actively engage with the companies in which we invest to champion best practice on behalf of our clients, challenging companies on issues such as environmental policy and corporate governance standards.

             

 

Mike Fox, Head of Sustainable Investments

Mike is Head of Sustainable Investments and Fund Manager of the Sustainable Leaders, World and Diversified Trusts. He has managed the Sustainable Leaders since November 2003. Prior to this, Mike worked as a Deputy Fund manager at the Co-operative employee pension fund for two years and an investment analyst covering the utility, support services and media sectors. Mike originally trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Manchester. The Sustainable Leaders Trust holds a Bronze Morningstar rating as at June 2017 and Mike has won two Fund Manager 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.

 

 

New videos and webinars:

Head of equities Peter Rutter explains how ESG factors are integrated into his investment process.

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Head of Responsible Investing, Ashley Hamilton Claxton explains why the interest in and need for focus on corporate governance has been growing in the last 12 months. 

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Matt Franklin and Gail Gounihan consider the benefits of integrating ESG factors into the credit research process and outline how they do this.

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Investment opportunities for sustainable investors have never been greater, while interest in sustainable investment solutions has never been higher. Head of Sustainable Investments, Mike Fox shows why the rising demand for sustainable products crosses almost all industries, and highlights a number of key investment opportunities, where capital can be used for both social good and financial gain. 

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More videos and webinars:

2018 Outlook video:  

Introduction to Corporate Governance – CPD accredited educational webinar:  

Sustainable quarterly update - Register for our upcoming webinar on 18 April at 2pm:  

Documents:

RL Sustainable Funds brochure:  

Responsibility Matters, RLAM’s quarterly responsible investing newsletter:  

Fund Showcase:

RL Sustainable Managed Growth Trust

RL Sustainable Managed Income Trust

RL Sustainable World Trust

RL Sustainable Diversified Trust

RL Sustainable Leaders Trust
 

Get in touch

For more information about our range of sustainable funds, please email or call us using the details below:

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 020 7506 6500

 

Important information

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. The level of income (yield) from a fund is not fixed and may go up and down. For funds that use derivatives, their use may be beneficial, however, they also involve specific risks. Derivatives may alter the economic exposure of a fund over time, causing it to deviate from the performance of the broader market.

 

Get in touch

For more information about our range of sustainable funds, please email or call us using the details below:

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