Investment (and engagement) with purpose

Matt Evans, Portfolio Manager of the UK Sustainable Equity Fund has found many positives from continued and extensive management engagement throughout what are very challenging times for many UK companies.

Jan 29, 2021

5 minutes

Matt Evans
Matt Evans, Portfolio Manager of the UK Sustainable Equity Fund has found many positives from continued and extensive management engagement throughout what are very challenging times for many UK companies.

A focus on positive change

With a commitment to using investment as a force for positive change at its core, his UK Sustainable Equity portfolio invests in companies making a positive contribution to the future of society and the environment.

"In December 2020, the fund received a Responsible A rating from Square Mile Investment Research and Consulting."

In this short video, Matt Evans, Portfolio Manager of the UK Sustainable Equity Fund, describes the three pillars of sustainability that the entire philosophy and investment process that drive his Quality portfolio are built on.

He also shares some of the valuable insights into the how companies he invests in are managing, following continued extensive engagement with company management throughout the COVID crisis.

More about the Fund

Ninety One UK Sustainable Equity

Investing in companies making a positive contribution to the future of society and the environment. Could be suitable for investors keen to invest in a core UK equity portfolio of companies making a positive, sustainable impact on society and the environment.

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Specific risks

All investments carry the risk of capital loss. The value of investments, and any income generated from them, can fall as well as rise and will be affected by changes in interest rates, currency fluctuations, general market conditions and other political, social and economic developments, as well as by specific matters relating to the assets in which the investment strategy invests. If any currency differs from the investor’s home currency, returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

Authored by

Matt Evans
Portfolio Manager

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