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We all need LUV

After the ongoing pandemic crisis impacts on the economy, the question is what shape will the recovery be; L, ...

Investing through the Pandemic

Some things will stay the same, but a lot will change. There is no doubt that we are living (and investing) in...

Covid 19 Statement

Sue Round CEO In these very uncertain times, we wa...

An update on EdenTree’s charity funds

Following last week’s update from our CEO Sue Round, we thought it helpful to provide additional commentary fr...

An update on markets and recent volatility for charity investors

With the continued proliferation of the coronavirus, the world is clearly facing a health emergency which is u...

How Endowments and Foundations can approach the world of repsonsible and sustainable investing

David Osfield shares his responses from a recent interview with a climate change consultant. - See more at: h...

Active or Passive: Which strategy is suited to ESG investing?

With more than half of the net £1.3bn invested in sustainable strategies in January being allocated to a singl...

The Just Transition

The Just Transition is an idea that emerged out of trade union movements, has been advocated by environmental ...

Can charities benefit from investment in UK real estate in 2020? James Lloyd

The Conservative Party’s election success in December 2019 removed one of the key risk factors holding back th...

The Future of Road Transport

Transport is key to providing people with the access that they need to lead full and involved lives and theref...

Mind The Gap

I met a lovely fundraiser at an event last week who told me that one of the board of Trustees for her charity ...

6 key considerations for Charity Trustees when reviewing Charity Investments

Whether you are new to being a Charity Trustee, an experienced Trustee or simply someone interested in becomin...

Writing a responsible investment policy statement for charities

Writing a responsible investment policy can be daunting and offering advice in this area is not always straigh...

How can charities approach responsible investing for the first time?

Whilst it is not yet a regulatory requirement for charities to invest responsibly and sustainably, it is becom...

Engaging on Modern Slavery in the UK’s Construction Sector

Modern Slavery – a term which covers forced labour, child labour and child slavery, forced/early marriage, deb...

ESG Investing for Endowments and Foundations

David Osfield, Fund manager at EdenTree with responsibility for managing investments globally for charities, w...

Good Governance in Minutes

Trustees must act in the best interest of the charity. One of the most effective ways to demonstrate this is t...

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR TRUSTEES AND YOUR ORGANISATION

Reputable and committed Trustees are incredibly important to charities and community groups. However, it is im...

The Charity Chair – Some Practical Considerations

The role of a charity’s Chair of Trustees is often crucial in setting the tone, standard and good practice wit...

The Importance of Reserves to the Charity Sector

Recent research indicates that the majority of charities only have reserves policies based on 3 – 6 months of ...