When people first consider investing ethically, they commonly think in terms of avoiding so-called 'sin stocks'. While armaments, pornography, alcohol and tobacco are among the more traditional of these, a sharp rise in revenues generated from gambling in the UK has alerted investors to the risks of a rapidly-expanding gaming industry.
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.
Today marks 100 years since the first women in Great Britain were given the right to vote.
Rathbone Greenbank reaffirms its commitment to the Montréal Carbon Pledge by publishing an updated carbon footprint of the equity holdings within all the investment portfolios it manages. We believe it is important to understand and be transparent about the climate impacts associated with investment portfolios, so that risks and opportunities can be identified and managed appropriately.
We wish to alert you to a scam being committed using the Rathbones name.
Some experts believe sugar now poses as big a threat to public health as cigarettes. With obesity costing the NHS billions of pounds every year, can investors force food manufacturers to start being more responsible in their use of this bitter sweet ingredient? Rathbone Greenbank is playing its part in lobbying for change.
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.