The penny drops

What is responsible investment?

October 11, 2021

People often assume that their pensions just sit there. But they’re invested for us – and, when invested responsibly, they can be used to help us move to a more sustainable world. On this episode Andrea Fox speaks to Ashley Hamilton Claxton, Head of Responsible Investment for Royal London Asset Management, about all things responsible investment – what it is, why it’s important and how it can play a role in helping us to tackle big global issues like climate change.

How can you find more information?

Royal London recommends you seek professional independent financial advice before making financial decisions. You can learn more about the value of financial advice on our website.

You can also find lots of helpful information on responsible investment at

This episode was recorded in September 2021 during the coronavirus outbreak. For the latest information on financial support and benefits, visit

Please note that all topics discussed in this episode can vary depending on your personal circumstances. The value of investments can fall as well as rise, and you could get back less than you pay in. Any figures quoted were accurate at the time of recording.

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