Global warming means spring is arriving sooner. As winter draws in that may sound attractive, but it means plants are flowering earlier than usual. If they become out of sync with nature’s pollinators, the consequences for the global economy could be serious.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging the public to get in touch if they have been contacted by a company offering what they think could be a fraudulent investment.
What drives inflation, where it's heading and what it means for investors.
Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires every organisation with a global annual turnover of £36 million or more conducting business in the UK to publish a yearly statement detailing efforts to investigate and eradicate modern slavery in its operations and supply chains. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) recently published their analysis of the first statements issued by FTSE 100 companies under the Act – a comprehensive study that highlights encouraging signs of good practice among a leading group but a lower level of compliance across the remainder.
“The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution.”
We wish to alert you to a scam being committed using the Rathbones name.
Some £1.2 billion is lost to investment scams every year in the UK. Contrary to popular perception, it is not just the elderly who are susceptible. Experienced investors are often targeted, and the embarrassment of those who fall victim is key to the fact that only 10% of such crimes are reported. We offer some useful warnings and advice.
Overweight and obesity is on the rise in every country in the world. The topic of healthy and sustainable food has been an area of interest to the Greenbank team for many years. Here are some facts about weight, obesity and sugar being a major source of calories in our diets.
Rathbone Greenbank’s engagement programmes with food and beverage producers have always looked to understand and evaluate the effects of industry practice on health, social equality and the environment.