Newton run a global equity strategy based on ESG principals. These have been embedded into the business since 1978. The principal behind this fund is that it invests in companies that positively manage the material impacts of their operations and products on the environment and society. It will not invest in tobacco, companies that violate UN Global Compact Principles and Companies deemed incompatible with the 2-degree world.
It currently has 46 holdings, 40 of which are held in the global equity strategy so there is crossover between the two….read more