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State Talking with Levenshulme High School
Jun 18/06/2021

Castlefield co-owner and Chartered Financial Analyst, Pooja Shah, was recently invited to give a talk on behalf of Stretford Charity, State Talking to a group of Manchester schoolgirls. In this article she explains what motivated her when she was a young girl, and how she hopes her talk can inspire the next generation.

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UK Stock Stories - RELX
Jun 15/06/2021

In response to the global pandemic, investee company RELX have really stepped up. Drawing on their vast databases and digital publishing expertise, they've helped lawmakers and legal professionals across the world to better understand the legal issues surrounding the disease.

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European Stock Story of the Month – Orpea
Jun 07/06/2021

Responsible investment opportunities can be found in many sectors and industries. One area of structural growth is adult social care, and this month we look at why Castlefield sees an interesting angle for investment in the later years of our lives.

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May engagement update: A government consultation on carbon reporting
May 31/05/2021

In this month’s engagement blog we outline our response to the UK government’s recent consultation to require listed companies to report on their climate-related risks.

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How Has The Global Pandemic Impacted Thoughtful Investing?
May 25/05/2021

How Coronavirus and a global lockdown has influenced investment into ESG focused funds and how this has impacted retail and institutional investors along with fund management houses.

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UK Stock Stories - Inspiration Healthcare
May 12/05/2021

The birth of a child is one of the most amazing events in nature but things don’t always go to plan. In another Castlefield stock story, we introduce Inspiration Healthcare, a company specialising in products for neonatal intensive care units.

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Healthy Markets Initiative – Unilever AGM
May 10/05/2021

Castlefield in collaboration with ShareAction, EQ Investors and Polden Puckham Charitable Foundation, have submitted a question at Unilever’s AGM asking the board to develop a long-term plan to ensure the majority of its sales derive from healthier products in the future.

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Positive Investment Theme: Health & Wellbeing
May 07/05/2021

We have created a Thematic Report to explain to our clients and investors our approach to the healthcare and wellbeing sector.

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European Stock Story of the Month – Santander
May 06/05/2021

Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable European Fund Manager, Rory Hammerson, comments on May's European stock story - Banco Santander, the Spanish group.

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Croda and sustainability in the chemicals sector
Apr 27/04/2021

Sustainability is at the heart of Croda's business model and they embrace their responsibility to pursue sustainable growth, making it a good fit for our portfolio here at Castlefield.

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