‘Climate change funds are no longer niche products'

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Laura Dew and Ruth Gillbe report from Investment Week's Environment, Ethical, Social and Governance (ESG) Investment Conference and Awards, held in London on 26 November

Angus Parker, head of developed equities, HSBC Global Asset Management Why should investors consider a climate change fund? The fund we have is a mainstream global equity fund, and climate change is a secondary part of that. Say an investor is thinking about investing in a global equity fund, and one of the many risks involved in that is climate change, if you can move the portfolio more positively to deal with that risk, why not have that added capability? People are going to have to work out how to deal with climate change over the next decade. What factors do you look at wh...

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