Blog

Castlefield continues to support the WDI, this year encouraging 13 investee companies to strengthen their disclosures on workforce issues.

2023 Year in Review

December 27/12/2023

Throughout 2023, Castlefield Co-owners have published a range of reports, research and opinion pieces. We’ve hand-picked a selection of some of the most popular pieces from the last twelve months in this Year in Review.

In this Castlefield Co-owner book review, Nathan Cameron reviews Ultra-Processed People by Chris van Telleken - an eye-opening dissection of the food industry and an alarming discovery of what really goes into our food.

COP28 Review

December 15/12/2023

In this review of COP28, Castlefield's David Gorman takes a look at the latest UN Climate Conference and considers if the outcomes aligned with pre-conference expectations. 

The cost of living crisis adds further difficulty to making sustainable choices at Christmas. Read more to find ways to keep on top of your spending, all while bearing in mind sustainability of course!

In piece for ESG Clarity, Ita McMahon explains how the Castlefield investment team actively engaged with Unilever over its continued presence in Russia

As COP28 kicks off, what might we expect as the result of the week of negotiations? David Gorman suggests adopting a degree of scepticism about what might come out of the proceedings.

We recently co-signed three letters to the Prime Minister, highlighting the need for a clearer policy landscape to deliver on net-zero ambitions. Ita McMahon summarises the three different approaches here.

Castlefield’s David Gorman was recently back on campus at Alliance Manchester Business School, spreading the word on Thoughtful Investing. Here, he summarises his talk to Sustainable Finance and Accounting students.

As a signatory to the CCLA Corporate Mental Health Benchmark, we recently engaged with Whitbread to discuss the company’s existing approach to workplace mental health and identify key recommendations for improvement.

Castlefield Stock Story - ASML

October 10/10/2023

In this Castlefield stock feature, European fund manager James Buckley introduces ASML - the innovative leader driving the semiconductor and microchip industry.

Castlefield's Ita McMahon meets with Britvic’s Investor Relations team to discuss the sugar content levels and plastic packaging of its products, following discussions with our External Advisory Committee.