Smug Money podcast #17: How finance can fight the climate crisis

Written by Lori Campbell on 19th Mar 2021

The global pandemic has been something of a rollercoaster over the last year, not just in our personal lives but in the stock markets too. While the financial markets suffered their worst falls since 1987, sustainable funds have proved more robust on average than their peers.

As we now begin to emerge from the grip of Covid-19, and companies seek to find solutions to the world’s problems, investors are increasingly looking to use their cash to make a positive impact on the planet and society.

Here, Jen Gale – founder of the Sustainable-ish blog – interviews Mathieu Nègre, portfolio manager at Union Bancaire Priveé. about the role of the financial markets in helping to fight the climate crisis.



Remember, none of what you will hear constitutes financial advice and if you invest on the basis of this podcast, you do so at your own risk. Past performance is not a guide to future performance, and you could lose all your capital.

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Don’t know much about investing and want to give it a go?

Read some of our guides first: The Good Guide to Impact Investing and The Good Investment Review are free to download, for your delectation.

You can also find out more about whether your pension is doing good in the world and how to change it, with the Good Guide to Pensions 2020.

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