The Great Debate UK

Prescription for happy investing


Patrick Yves Berger is Head of Environmental, Social And Governance Equity Research at UniCredit. The opinions expressed are his own.

Are you a CEO or a financial professional involved in investing, financing, advising or managing? Feeling down when reading the headlines on how the rest of the society is looking at you? Feeling some fatigue in the morning when looking at those red figures? Getting nauseous when you start thinking where all this might end?

If “yes” to any of the above, try one of the following at least once a week.

Ah yes! And do not worry about the side-effects. All these actions reduce costs, improve profitability and enhance returns in the long-term:

Sustainable investment: linking the thinking


Mike Tyrrell is the editor of SRI-CONNECT (a research exchange and network for CSR, IR & SRI professionals) and a consultant with Sustainable Investor. The opinions expressed are his own.

Slowly but surely UK corporate pension funds are “linking the thinking” between capital provider and capital recipient and waking up to the potential in SRI (sustainable and responsible investment).