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

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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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 …

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