Positive Impact Portfolios – Autumn Update

Our quarterly updates focus on specific investments made by the funds within the Positive Impact Portfolios. This update focuses on three themes: renewable energy, social change and health and safety.
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmailFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmail   by Damien Lardoux, 28th October 2016

Find out how our Positive Impact Portfolios are really making a difference by investing in solutions to social and environmental problems.

We assess every fund in the portfolios against 41 criteria for impact. As well as avoiding harmful investments, we continually seek to find funds which aim to make a positive contribution to society or the environment, alongside an attractive financial return.

This update concentrates on investments in renewable energy, social change and health & safety.

About the author: Damien Lardoux

Damien has an MSc in Management from Reims Management School and an MSc in Wealth and Asset Management from ESCP-EAP Paris Business School. He is also a CFA charter holder, being a regular member of the CFA Institute and CFA UK society.

Before joining EQ Investors, Damien worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch being responsible for asset allocation, security selection and portfolio construction. Damien now acts as the portfolio manager for the EQ Investors Balanced, Positive Impact and Multi Index portfolios. He also co-chairs our Fund Selection Committee.

Damien is a devoted sportsman, playing judo and squash on a regular basis. He also enjoys hiking, to very far places such as the Himalayas and Kilimanjaro.

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