RichardEssex

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Richard provides specialist knowledge on socially and environmentally responsible investing.
He is passionate about more people investing this way.

  • See link between environmental/social sustainability and financial sustainability
  • Learn about new opportunities in market place
  • Join an ever-growing movement of responsible Investors

Latest Blog Items

It’s a Contribution not a Tax
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It’s a Contribution not a Tax

The thing I find most galling about the current behaviour revealed from the tax haven in Panama is that the Media and General Public are in anyway surprised ! Ever since medieval times, when taxes were first introduced there has been a desire by some to avoid paying what is due. Of course there …

Head thoughts
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What Money Means to you

For many years I have been grappling with the idea of how best to present responsible and sustainable investing to the public. I know that assessing environmental, social and governance ESG factors on top of more traditional financial analysis offers investors a better chance of more …

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2016 WHERE ETHICAL INVESTING CAN PROSPER

 2016 will be a good year for the responsible investors to prosper   WHY ????? P   – Paris Agreement.  Governments  have  promised to monitor safe temperature levels more closely and have committed to the availability of more capital to achieve this. R – Renewables.  With …

Too Much Carbon is a Financial Risk
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Too Much Carbon is a Financial Risk

    I wish to challenge the long held view by a large part of the investment community Myth 1- The days where investment and asset managers can see environmental analysis as an optional risk are long gone Myth 2 – Investing in environmentally friendly funds is no longer just a nice …

Create a Positive Legacy
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Create a Positive Legacy

A couple of weeks ago I attended an event hosted by a new magazine called ‘Salt’, who are promoting sustainability. Among the many enlightened ideas that I gained one statement made more impact than any other. According to the ‘Keynote Speaker’ Lawrence Bloom, previous executive of the …

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