Author page: Siân Barnett Wike

When two finance mega-trends collide…fintech and responsible investing

Money makes the world go round, so the old adage says, and with the asset management market worth an estimated $110 trillion, that’s plenty of inertia. As we know, the rise of the conscious consumer has increasingly channelled that force into buying products which go some way towards protecting the environment – but there’s only so much that switching to reusable cups,…

Active Shareholder Ownership – the silver bullet for greener organisations?

We explore how large investors are changing environmental practises of companies from within… When implementing a sustainable investment strategy there are multiple paths to take: ‘Screening’ is one of the most commonly used approaches, with the vast majority of asset managers claiming to be doing this across their investment universe. This consists of the exclusion of investments from a portfolio of the…