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.
John David, Head of Rathbone Greenbank Investments, focuses on why our clients want to invest ethically, sustainably and responsibly with someone who reflects your values and matches your investment objectives.
Rathbone Greenbank Investments has been delighted to support The Funding Network (TFN) over the last 10 years. To celebrate this partnership, we were thrilled to sponsor the production of a taster film by TFN, launched on 6 July at a crowdfunding event held at the new Rathbones London office on Finsbury Circus.
On 24 May 2017, the Rathbone Greenbank Investments team in Liverpool hosted a one-day conference at Rathbone Hall entitled “Rethinking Social Investment”.
The hidden costs of sugar.
How can we manage the risks to our health and wealth?
This year’s Investor Day was a great success, held again at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in London.
Our keynote speaker, Professor Graham MacGregor who is chairman of Action on Sugar and also a professor of cardiovascular medicine, championed the reduction of salt and sugar in our food.
Claire Hughes, head of nutrition and science at Marks & Spencer, explained how a customer-focused strategy helping consumers balance their dietary needs is driving the company’s ambition to become the leading retailer for healthy eating.
Fiona Watson, an independent nutrition consultant, observed how obesity has overtaken undernutrition as a global impediment to human wellbeing and highlighted the considerable protections and subsidies that exist to incentivise large-scale sugar production.