Knowledge and Insight - Environment

September 2022 market commentary

Concerns about the UK government’s mini-budget led to highly volatile markets, but will the government’s plans for growth also have longer-term negative implications for the UK’s climate targets and…
Read more
Woman with backpack looking in freezer

August 2022 Market Commentary

With the cost-of-living crisis showing no sign of abating, this month’s Market Update considers the risks of energy and food shortages this winter, and a longer-term global recession - and what governments (and the financial sector) could do to help, while ensuring that emissions targets and net zero goals are met.

Read more
Gas stove

May 2022 Market Commentary

Are we heading for a global recession? In this month's Greenbank Market Update we look at the cost-of-living crisis in UK and Europe, implications of policies in US and China, and famines impacting the Global South.

Read more
Solar farm

April 2022 Market Commentary

In this month's Greenbank Market Update we look at food security, UK energy strategy and European energy, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine.

Read more
Fully stocked supermarket shelves

Investing in a healthier food system

‘Health and Wellbeing’ is one of Rathbone Greenbank’s (Greenbank) eight sustainable development themes that guide the way we invest for the long-term. In this article, Greenbank explains what the risks and opportunities are for investors as the food system undergoes massive, consumer-led changes, and outlines how shareholders can drive positive change at scale.

Read more

The Power of One

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Lecture – The Power of One – was broadcast online from the beautiful butterfly and tortoise habitat at Jersey Zoo.

Read more