Big Interview: Ruth Handcock of Octopus Investments on B Corps and private investments

CEO of investment business

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Ruth Handcock is CEO of Octopus Investments

Ruth Handcock is CEO of Octopus Investments

In the self-described “fintech style” offices of Octopus, Ruth Handcock, CEO of the investment arm of the business spoke to Investment Week about how the somewhat painful process of becoming a B Corporation was worth it; why she is excited about private investments; and the area Octopus is most keen to focus on in 2022.

In August last year the Octopus Group announced it had received its B Corp certification. The certification is designed to help customers identify businesses that are meeting high standards of "verified...

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