The charity at COP26 hoping to shake up wealth management

Global Returns fund launched in September

Kathleen Gallagher
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The fund invests in a whale conservation charity
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The fund invests in a whale conservation charity

Sitting on the floor outside the pavilion at COP26 in Glasgow, Jack Chellman, head of strategy and communications of the Global Returns Project, passionately explains the vision of this not-for-profit that is hoping to shake up the wealth management industry.

The Global Returns Project, the sole initiative of the not-for-profit, Climate Crisis Foundation, was created on the belief that money involved in sustainable finance is only the first step in wealth management's journey to tackling climate change. Chellman explains the principle, which was conceived with help from a behavioural economist in September this year, as "symbiotic wealth management". In a nutshell, this involve allocating a small amount to not-for-profits tackling the climate and nature crisis alongside your normal investing. While allocating to not-for-profits is gener...

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