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

Micro-Finance – The best type of foreign aid
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Micro-Finance – The best type of foreign aid

In an increasingly uncertain world there is a tendency for the narrative to become more inward looking. A fear of immigration, an unease about security and potential foreign sources all contribute to a reluctance to reach out. Yet there is no hiding from the real root problem of continued …

Bureaucracy Can be Good !
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Bureaucracy Can be Good !

One comment that was reeled out during the rather depressing Brexit debate was that we had to move away from the heavy bureaucracy of the European Institutions. Leaving aside the false argument that this was an unelected bureaucracy – remember we had a European Parliament electing MEP’s by …

The Power of Engagement
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The Power of Engagement

  A criticism often aimed at responsible or ethical investing is what’s the point of me doing my little bit when the majority of the corporate world continues to destroy and plunder.  Whilst this may sound a little extreme there is a concern that the relatively small amount of ring-fenced …

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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