“Green Funds and Greggs are Boosting my Retirement”

Retired investor Richard Venes likes funds which address ESG issues and have strong track records, especially if they are run by women

Emma Simon 11 December, 2019 | 10:56AM

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Having worked as an environmental consultant, it is not surprising that Richard Venes likes to invest in funds and shares with strong ethical and environmental credentials.

Now retired, Richard is an active investor trying to generate extra income to complement his pension fund. But achieving this while maintaining a principled stance can be difficult, admits Richard, and there are lots of different views as to what actually constitutes an “ethical” fund.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Greggs PLC1,414.00 GBP0.00
Jupiter Ecology I Acc486.86 GBP0.75
Mondi PLC1,486.00 GBP0.00
PV Crystalox Solar PLC49.50 GBP0.00

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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