09 Nov A stepwise path to fossil-free strategy outperformance
‘“That’s the big question that a lot of our clients have,” said Mike Thiessen, director for Sustainable Investments at Genus Capital. “They’ve already made the values decision to divest, or at least do something to build climate action in the world. But then they always ask ‘How will this affect my overall performance? Can I save for retirement? Can I save for whatever I might have planned in the future?”’ Wealth Professional
According to our research, Genus’s seven-year Fossil Free ™️CanGlobe Equity Fund ‘”has outperformed its benchmark, including a 25%-75% blend of Canadian and global stocks. During that time, the fund recorded a return of 12.8%, versus the benchmark’s return of 10.95%.”‘
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About Genus Capital Management Inc.
Genus Capital Management Inc. is an independent investment management firm based in Vancouver, founded in 1989. Genus is passionate about creating innovative investment solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs. With more than $1.6 billion in assets under management, Genus’ clients include leading environmental organizations, foundations, and individuals across Canada. Today, Genus Capital is at the forefront of Canada’s Divest-Invest movement with a complete suite of fossil fuel free funds that are tailored to meet the needs of investors who wish to invest in a sustainable, clean energy future.
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2020 Divestment Report 2020 Divestment Report With divesting from fossil fuels for the seven-year period ending July 31, 2020, our Genus Capital’s Fossil Free™️ CanGlobe Equity Fund has produced better results than the returns of its benchmark* and the overall Canadian stock market index, both
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