We are delighted that Sophie Lawrence, stewardship and engagement lead at Rathbone Greenbank Investments has been named as one of the 2023 PAM NextGen Leaders.
April provided some relief for investors following last month’s banking crisis volatility. Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations announced a surprise decision to cut oil production by 3.7%, and G7 leaders in Japan made new commitments to renewable energy.
Rathbone Greenbank's 26th Annual Investor Day will focus on the theme of technological solutions that will help drive the transition towards net zero.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) sent shockwaves through the global financial sector, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for at least a sixfold increase by 2030 for finance provided to projects that reduce emissions.
Persistently high inflation data in February continued to cause concern about central bank rate hikes, while extreme weather and disruption to supply chains led to UK food shortages and highlighted the challenges regarding global food security.
Investing in children's health: How can we build a healthier food environment for children?
Greenbank’s stewardship and engagement lead, Sophie Lawrence, hosted a live lunchtime webinar which looked in detail at the issue of children's health and asked the question: How can we build a healthier food environment for children?
The last 12 months delivered many shocks to the markets, but positive news emerged towards the end of the year with COP27 and COP15 summits reiterating the urgent need to halt the climate crisis and to protect and enhance natural habitats for a more sustainable future.
After a few days of reflection following a historic agreement being reached at COP15 to reverse nature loss this decade, our stewardship and engagement lead, Sophie Lawrence shares her five key takeaways from the global biodiversity conference.
With more positive news on inflation, markets enjoyed some gains in November, but China’s economy continues to suffer from the effects of Covid. While there were some promising climate-related outcomes from COP27, the progress made on cutting emissions was viewed as disappointing.
Nicola Day reflects on the key takeaways from COP27.
Rathbone Greenbank were delighted to sponsor the 2022 Natural Capital Finance and Investment Conference in Edinburgh.
Henry Dimbleby, author of the National Food Strategy (an independent review for the UK government) talks to Sophie Lawrence about why he believes that the food system is the single biggest cause of environmental destruction and biodiversity loss, and one of the two biggest contributors to climate change - and what government, companies and shareholders can do to bring about change.