OverviewSocially responsible investing (SRI) has been gaining favour among investors. Among projects funded by SRI, there are many investment opportunities in the environmental space. These are companies, small and large, dedicated to fulfilling the ever-increasing global demand for solutions that enhance efficiency, tackle pollution and reduce waste. These solutions range from electric vehicles and high-speed rail networks to smart city infrastructure and industrial automation. Such environmental firms serve the same innovative purpose as the forward-looking tech companies. They reimagine and recreate the utility and industrial space to help make a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable world.
Key Characteristics of Fund
- Active, high conviction portfolio of 50-65 companies focusing on New Energy, Sustainable Food, Water Quality and Waste Management.
- Bottom-up selection of innovative mid-to-larger cap companies with strong fundamentals, and strong growth potential. Notable mid-cap.
- While predominantly in the “Old Economy” spaces namely: Industrials, Materials and Utilities, fund focuses on solutions that create efficiency, sustainability, and a healthier environment.
BNP Paribas Asset Management and their partner Impax are the fund managers. Their dedication to the space, widely diversified opportunity sets, and long demonstrable track records places them in good stead to navigate through a complex sector that is easily misjudged.
That said, not all funds are appropriate for every investor. If you have any questions about the fund, wealth planning, or our suite of investment advisory and discretionary portfolio management services, please seek assistance from your Relationship Manager.