EQ Investors scoops ‘Impact Champion’ accolade at inaugural Impact Awards

EQ has won the ‘Impact Champion’ award in the Discretionary Fund Manager (DFM) category at the inaugural Worthstone Impact Awards.

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmailFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmail   by Ben Faulkner, 3rd December 2018

The awards were presented at The Conduit Club in London on Thursday 8 November by Elizabeth Corley CBE, Non-Executive Vice Chair of Allianz Global Investors and chair of the PM-endorsed Implementation Taskforce for Social Impact Investment. The judging panel consisted of Jamie Broderick – Former Head of UBS Wealth Management, Abigail Rotheroe – Head of Impact at Project Snowball, Russell Facer – Managing Director at threesixty services LLP, Evita Zanuso – Senior Director at Big Society Capital and Aine Kelly – Independent Impact Consultant at the Impact Management Project.

On winning the award, EQ’s Head of Impact Investing Damien Lardoux said: “The calibre of entries to these inaugural awards was incredibly high and to be recognised as a winner is hugely important to us, particularly with a panel of judges so knowledgeable in the impact space. It’s a real testament to the hard work and commitment from the team at EQ.

“We also would like to thank all of the clients that use the EQ Positive Impact Portfolios. It’s their ongoing support and feedback that helps us to continuously improve our offering.”

 

For further information on the EQ Positive Impact Portfolios, download our recently published 2018 impact report.

About the author: Ben Faulkner

Ben joined EQ in 2015 and has over 14 years’ of experience across the pensions, financial technology and wealth management sectors. At EQ, he is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the marketing communications strategy. Outside of work, Ben’s two daughters keep him busy. He enjoys keeping fit, especially running and cycling along the Pilgrim’s Way.
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