Collins Dictionary’s word of 2018 was ‘single-use’, an unsurprising choice for a year during which public awareness of global plastic waste increased significantly.
The past few months have been significant for Rathbone Greenbank Investments as our funds under management passed the £1 billion mark for the first time in September 2017.
The topic of healthy and sustainable food has been an area of interest to the Greenbank team for many years, but the problems caused by the increasing amounts of sugar in our diets have made it a more pressing concern.
The momentous political events of 2016 left many investors with an altered sense of what can and cannot be predicted. With Donald Trump now in place in the highest office of a global superpower and the UK’s Brexit negotiations imminent, this year’s elections in Europe may give a further indication of the extent to which the world is changing.