Having written about Sarasin’s thematic approach to investing, we’ve previously shared a video they produced around ageing as one of their core investment themes.
The next video in the series focuses on climate change.
Examples of climate change are becoming regular front page news and the agenda is being pushed by campaigners both young and old (Greta Thunberg isn’t the only one using social media – Sir David Attenborough racked up more than 1 million followers on his first day on Instagram…). At the same time, green technologies are becoming increasingly affordable, opening up access to solutions to the issue and offering more investment opportunities:
With their climate pledge, Sarasin have committed to align their activities with the Paris Climate Accord and formally incorporate climate risks and opportunities into their portfolios.