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Responsible investment

It’s time to change the way we invest. More and more, investors are aware of the impact that their decisions can have on our society and environment, and are looking for more than just a financial return on their investments. As a result, they now want more control over how their beliefs are represented through their investments.

Supporting you in your conversations

At Quilter, we’re responding to current global challenges by making a commitment to invest responsibly, so we can create prosperity for both the generations of today and tomorrow.

We’re dedicated to providing you with the information, choice and confidence to help your clients invest for a sustainable future.

Our easy-to-digest modules will help you confidently talk about and recommend responsible investment to your clients.

Check your understanding of the basics of responsible investment

We’re here to help you navigate responsible investment to understand the issues and how they impact you and your clients.

Our bitesize content allows you to check your knowledge on responsible investment and get to grips with the basics, so you can understand:

  • what responsible investment is, and get to grips with the industry definitions
  • the myths surrounding responsible investment
  • key sustainability issues
  • how regulations are impacting the industry


Understanding E, S & G

Watch our three 5-minute videos that break down the elements of ESG, and explain the risks and opportunities of each to investors. To view these in a larger format, please click on the fullscreen icon on the bottom right of each video.

1. The ‘E’ in ESG

Hear Claudia Quiroz explain the 'E' in ESG with some examples of environmental factors.

2. The ‘S’ in ESG

Eimear Toomey discusses the ‘S’ in ESG, the key issues and factors to be aware of.

3. The ‘G’ in ESG

Greg Kearney explains governance issues and the top things to consider when looking at the 'G' in ESG.

Discover responsible investment

This guide is for customers who want to discover more about responsible investment with the help of their financial adviser.

Download our client guide

Responsible investment in action at Quilter

At Quilter, we’re responding to current global challenges, such as climate change, by making a commitment to invest responsibly.

We are signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and we have made a commitment to:

  • embed responsible investment principles across our business
  • actively incorporate environmental, social and governance considerations across Quilter in how we manage investment portfolios
  • promote and advance responsible investment in the industry
  • hold companies accountable when we invest in them.
The Quilter approach to responsible investment
As part of our Shared Prosperity Plan, responsible investment sits at the heart of our purpose to help the generations of today and tomorrow prosper.
Paul Feeney Chief Executive Officer Quilter plc

Next steps

Useful download

Responsible investing is an evolving area with an array of terms and definitions. We’ve created a helpful ‘A-Z of responsible investment’ for you to refer to.

Download the A-Z guide

Ask the experts

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