Neil Brown of Liontrust outlines sustainability at Stockholm Forum

Neil Brown, investment manager at Liontrust Asset Management, is outlining his approach to sustainability investing when he speaks at the Stockholm Forum 2017, taking place on 28 November at The Grand Hotel in the Swedish capital.

Lead manager on the SF European Growth Oeic and SF Pan European Sicav, Brown will explain how incorporating trends and changes in sustainability directly into the investment process can offer investors access to an information advantage.

He will also delve into how Liontrust believes how investors underestimate the value of sustainable and responsible businesses; environmental, social and governance factors can affect business operations, future earnings and therefore value, he notes.

Before joining Liontrust in April 2017, Brown spent five years at ATI as SRI investment manager. He has also worked at Aviva Investors and Threadneedle Asset Management. His career started at Pirc, the Pensions & Investments Research Consultants.

He has an MSc in Development Economics from the School of African & Oriental Studies and a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Manchester. He holds the CFA Society of the UK Investment Management Certificate.

Brown  is also the immediate past chair of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment Integration Working Group.

Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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