This strategy is offered by Newton Investment Management Ltd (‘NIM’). NIM is part of the Newton Investment Management Group.
Our Philosophy and Process
We have been considering themes as a key part of our investment process since our inception in 1978. Themes seek to identify the major areas of structural change in the world. This structural change can be political, economic, social, technological, or environmental; its impact will manifest across traditional economic sectors, and will be significant in magnitude and long-term in duration. Themes are a critical element of our idea-generation process and, alongside evaluation of fundamentals and ESG considerations, constitute a key component of our valuation of securities.
For the Future Earth strategy, a significant area of structural change is environmental change. The strategy is focused in particular on our Earth matters theme, which seeks to identify companies that are proactively contributing to an overall shift towards an operating model that will help protect the Earth’s environment and natural resources. We categorize these companies through four sub-themes: clean energy, efficient infrastructure, electric vehicles, and resource management & recycling.
Our Future Earth strategy is managed by a team with a wide range of backgrounds and varied experience. Our investment team of research analysts and portfolio managers works together across regions and sectors, helping to ensure that our investment process is highly flexible. Guided by our global investment themes, we seek to identify opportunities and risks through research and debate.
- The strategy aims to achieve long-term capital growth by predominantly gaining exposure to companies located worldwide which provide products, services and solutions that contribute towards reducing environmental and natural resource pressures on our Earth.
- MSCI AC World NDR
Typical number of Equity Holdings
- January 2021
More detail on the strategy’s investment approach.
Your capital may be at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount invested.
ESG analysis may vary depending on the type of security, investment rationale and investment strategy. Newton does not currently view certain types of investments as presenting ESG risks, opportunities and/or issues, and believes it is not practicable to evaluate such risks, opportunities and/or issues for certain other investments. In addition, Newton will make investment decisions that are not based solely on ESG considerations. In some cases, therefore, Newton may conclude that other attributes of an investment outweigh ESG considerations when making investment decisions.