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.

In this stock story, David Gorman introduces Oxford Metrics - a UK firm that utilises the same innovative motion capture software used in TV and Film production to help treat patients and reduce athlete injury rates.

In this latest Castlefield Stock Story, Fund Manager David Elton introduces a recent new holding - specialist ingredients manufacturer, Treatt.

David Gorman outlines our engagement with Experian’s senior management and some of the steps they have taken to help with their development towards a more accessible and inclusive financial services sector.

Advancing Racial Equity

July 27/07/2023

In this thematic piece, Eleanor Whalley discusses how the scope of diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) strategies among firms is increasing to progress characteristics beyond gender.

In this stock feature, Castlefield fund manager David Elton meets senior team members at specialist waste management company Renewi to discuss some of the positive initiatives around health and safety.

In this latest UK stock feature, David Gorman discusses how the chemicals company Croda is addressing the negative impact of microplastics on the environment, by developing innovative coatings for agricultural seeds.

We engaged with Eckoh, a secure payments company held in our Castlefield Sustainable UK Smaller Companies Fund, ahead of their AGM on a number of governance issues including remuneration and board composition.