RLAM launches global sustainable equity fund

George Crowdy joins from Janus Henderson

James Baxter-Derrington
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The fund will focus on companies that "provide products and services that benefit society"
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The fund will focus on companies that "provide products and services that benefit society"

Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) has launched a Global Sustainable Equity fund under the co-management of new hire George Crowdy, who joins from Janus Henderson.

The fund will comprise an active and concentrated portfolio of 30 to 50 stocks and will use the MSCI All Countries World Net Total Return GBP index as its benchmark. Investing across both developed and emerging markets, any company included in the fund must either "provide products and services that benefit society" or "be a leader in managing their environmental, social and governance impacts when compared with their peers", the firm explained. BlackRock tracker takes bulk of £1.3bn sustainable allocations Crowdy, who joins from Janus Henderson's global sustainable equity team, wi...

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