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Growing social consciousness is raising the stakes

Head of Sustainability, Wealth, Kate Rogers explains how measuring companies’ impacts could help protect profits and the planet.

30/07/2021
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Authors

Kate Rogers
Head of Sustainability, Wealth

There is a new dimension to investing, Head of Sustainability, Wealth, Kate Rogers explains. “Traditionally we’d appraise investments on two dimensions: risk and return. But investing in this changing world means we need to consider a third dimension: impact,” she says. 

"I want to be part of the generation that took action. And as I speak to more investors, I find more of you feel the same way."

Kate Rogers explains how developments from taxation and regulation to changing consumer choices are likely to influence companies’ returns in the future. Watch the video to see Kate demonstrate the importance of impact-adjusted profits with real life examples.

Authors

Kate Rogers
Head of Sustainability, Wealth

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The value of an investment and the income from it may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested.