The Green Dream is ESG Clarity‘s new video series, where we interview key figureheads in the responsible investment world to get their views on the latest trends, news and movements in the evolving landscape
In the second episode, Lawrence Gosling, editorial director at ESG Clarity’s parent firm Bonhill, interviews Stanhope Capital’s head of equities Sophie Outhwaite, who details how the team analyse whether a fund manager is truly integrating ESG into its processes and how labelling can stifle innovation.
She also explains why fund management companies need to go further in their explanation of their responsibly-invested funds, and what they invest in, and why active managers tend to be better at this than passive players.
Outhwaite also shares the green stats that have surprised her the most regarding the copper and fashion industries, and her frustration with the lack of a second-hand electric car market.
You can view The Green Dream video series below: