5 Responsible Stocks Doing Good

These are the companies that fund managers believe are actively aiming to improving their sector

Sunniva Kolostyak 20 July, 2021 | 9:35AM
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When looking to invest more sustainably, it can be hard to know which funds and stocks to choose. Some companies might focus on reducing waste or plastics, lowering their carbon footprint, or promoting workers' rights. But what about the companies trying to improve their entire sector? 

Catherine Stanley, manager of the BMO Responsible UK Income and BMO Responsible UK Equity funds, says responsible investing is about reducing risk while also improving outcomes over the longer-term. She wants companies with the usual attractive features - a high quality business, strong management - but beyond that, she wants responsible businesses looking to improve their industry. So, too, does David Harrison, manager of Rathbone Greenbank Global Sustainability. He says companies shoulde be able to “walk the walk” when it comes to sustainability.

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Sunniva Kolostyak  is data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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