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EQ Investors releases its second impact report

London: 02 October 2018 – EQ Investors (EQ), the award-winning boutique wealth manager, has released its second annual impact investing report. The report shows how its Positive Impact Portfolios achieve long-lasting social and environmental benefits, alongside an attractive financial return.

Growth

The report provides evidence to support the hypothesis that investing in companies making a positive impact can be good for returns:

Impact

For the first time, EQ reports on 12 measures of absolute impact which quantify the social and environmental impacts for each pound invested in the portfolios. Investors can see the impact of their own investment using EQ’s online impact calculator [1].

Over the last year, £1m invested in the portfolios has:

The report also details how the EQ Positive Impact Portfolios align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and provides case studies of innovative companies responding to these global challenges.

Damien Lardoux, manager of the EQ Positive Impact Portfolios at EQ said, “We are excited to publish our latest findings. Within the portfolios, we have seen record levels of growth over the last twelve months. Increasing number of investors are interested not only in making superior returns, but also understanding the impact of their investments.”

The report is available to view now at https://eqinvestors.co.uk/library/impact-report-2018/ [2]

 

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Ben Faulkner                 EQ Investors
020 7488 7182               ben.faulkner@eqinvestors.co.uk