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Does divestment produce positive results?

  By our staff reporter   A few weeks ago on TEBI we posed the question, Do sustainable investors behave better? We focused in particular on research conducted by DEREK HORSTMEYER, Assistant Professor of Finance at the George Mason University School of Business in Virginia. Using investor data from Morningstar for the ten-year period up to 2017, […]

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Free sustainable investing event in Leeds on 9th July

  Are you a financial adviser, investment consultant or fund trustee? Do you want to learn more about ESG and impact investing? You may like to know that we’re helping to run a free one-day event in Leeds on Tuesday 9th July to highlight the latest developments in this increasingly important sector. The event is […]

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Do sustainable investors behave better?

  There’s been plenty of research in recent years, and rightly so, on the performance of sustainable, or ESG, funds. More and more people are choosing to invest in a way that reflects their personal values, and it’s fair to say the jury’s still out on whether they pay any penalty in terms of performance. […]

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Why wouldn’t you? The case for sustainable indexing

  “Would you like to invest in a way that helps to combat climate change and generally makes the world a better place?” Faced with that question, most people, I suspect, would want to say Yes. The only logical reason I can think of for saying No is the perception that sustainable, or ESG, investing […]

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Chance to meet two world-leading financial academics

  Apologies for the the short notice on this one, but there’s a rare opportunity to listen to two of the UK’s leading financial academics speak in London next Wednesday, 6th March. Elroy Dimson and Tim Jenkinson, whose work has often featured on this blog, are the two main speakers at an event organised by […]

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Gain without harm

  I wonder what John Wesley would have made of socially responsible investing today? The founder of Methodism is widely credited with inventing the notion of investing with your conscience in the middle of the eighteenth century. For Wesley, making money was a good thing‚ as you long as you also saved it and gave it […]

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Elroy Dimson on the most important lesson from market history

The problem with getting to the truth about investing is that everyone in the industry has some sort of vested interest. I often find myself wondering how much better informed investors would be if, instead of always seeking the opinions of people with something to sell, the financial media spent more time talking to distinguished […]

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Investing lessons from Christopher Robin and friends

  There’ve been mixed reviews for Disney’s Christopher Robin, but I have to say I loved it. You can apply the wit and wisdom of Winnie the Pooh to almost every aspect of life — yes, even investing. And before you start thinking I’ve finally lost it, let me explain. The movie stars Ewan McGregor in […]

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