Gresham publishes sustainability report 2024

Gresham House has published its Sustainable Investment Report for 2024 detailing its performance in environmental and natural capital investing.

The report shows that Gresham House increased its assets under management to £8.5 billion in 2023, up £0.7bn (8%) on 2022, consisting of £5.0bn in sustainable assets, £2.2bn in responsible investment and £1.3bn of impact investments.

Highlights of the report are:

Gresham House planted 6.4 million trees, contributing to an estimated 1.9 million tonnes of CO2 sequestration annually.

2024 saw investment by the firm in ‘Habitat Banks’ created by Environment Bank Limited (EBL) which led to 469 hectares of nature recovery in 2023. EBL aims to create approximately 8,000 hectares of Habitat Banks by 2026, potentially increasing UK species diversity by 20 times.

Gresham House-managed renewable energy assets generated 418GWh, enough to power 130,000 homes.

Tony Dalwood, Chief Executive of Gresham House, said, “We are proud to see continued growth in our sustainable investment portfolio. Our strategies reflect not only financial returns for our investors but also meaningful contributions to society and the environment. We look forward to expanding our capabilities in 2024 and 2025, driving both financial and sustainable outcomes.”

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