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Responsible investing

Invest with an impact. 

Responsible investment (RI) is the integration of environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) into the selection and management of investments.

As a member of Gulf & Fraser, you have access to investment solutions* that focus on investing in companies that have a positive impact on the environment, treat their employees well and are well governed. You can invest in good companies. Evidence suggests that a comprehensive process of ESG integration is successful in achieving both financial and social value.**

71% of Canadian investors say it’s important for financial advisors to offer socially responsible investments to build strong client relationships.** 

Smart Money Episode 9: Socially Responsible Investing

With socially responsible investments, your portfolio manager considers the environmental, social and governance practices of the businesses you're investing in. In this podcast, Gulf & Fraser/Credential Asset Management Inc. Investment Specialist, Zaiba Riaf, shares how to incorporate socially responsible investments into a portfolio.

Responsible investments may be right for you if:

  • You are concerned about environmental risks, such as issues in species extinction, pollution and climate change.
  • You are concerned about social risks, including human rights, worker safely and aboriginal rights.
  • You are concerned about governance risks and the way companies are run.

* Mutual funds are offered through Credential Asset Management Inc. Mutual funds and other securities are offered through Credential Securities, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc. Credential Securities is a registered mark owned by Aviso Wealth Inc.

** Source: De, I. and Clayman, M.R. 2015 “The Benefits of Socially Responsible Investing: An Active Manager’s Perspective” Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol 24, No 4, P. 49-72.

*** Source: Mackenzie Investments “Invest with Impact” 

​Make an impact. Choose responsible investments.

Talk to a Gulf & Fraser Credential Asset Management Inc. or Credential Securities advisor today.


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