Meet the ESG Investment Influencers: The inside story with Ben Palmer of Brooks Macdonald

Fund selector insights into sustainable investing

Katrina Lloyd

In the latest interview in the ESG Investment Influencers series, editor-in-chief Katrina Lloyd speaks to Ben Palmer, head of responsible investment at Brooks Macdonald.

They discuss areas including: the big sustainable investment opportunities for investors; key messages from clients and how to meet their needs; the team's due diligence process when selecting funds in this space; as well as whether traditional long/short strategies can actually align with these types of solutions. 

Ben joined Brooks Macdonald in 2011 as a graduate trainee and is now head of responsible investment, overseeing both the Responsible Investment Service and the company's wider integration of ESG analysis.

ESG Investment Influencers - in partnership with Fidelity International

Fidelity International is delighted to partner with Investment Week to support the ESG Investment Influencer series.

In an increasingly complex and changing world of sustainable investing, gaining insight from the industry's leading influencers is crucial in helping us shape how we communicate and evidence our active engagement approach.

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Sustainable Investment Festival, 22-25 June

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