Our story so far
Today, we release our first Impact Report as part of our commitment to report on our impact progress as a business. Along with sharing what we have achieved during the reporting year we have also taken the decision, as a Partnership, to declare a Climate Emergency.
This follows on from our earlier support for the letter published in The Times (23 April 2019) where we, with 20 other businesses, declared our support for the Extinction Rebellion agenda focused on tackling the growing
As a private wealth manager, we have a unique opportunity to demonstrate that investing through the lens of positive, sustainable impact is not only achievable, it is ultimately beneficial for all involved. It is clear that more of this thinking and approach to investment is needed. That is why we have chosen to highlight our carbon equivalent footprint looking across the assets we manage alongside our financial performance in our impact report. We don’t yet have complete data coverage. With the current data available we are able to cover 56% of all assets under management. Data coverage is an ongoing challenge many of us in finance face. However, whilst there is no uniformly accepted methodology for assessing alignment with the Paris Climate Accord, there are ways in which the financial community can better understand not just the financial risks associated with climate breakdown but the absolute nature of the greenhouse gases (reported as
The Paris Agreement
Science Based Target (SBT)
In declaring our Climate Emergency and releasing our Impact Report, we are holding ourselves to be