Impact investing, which places social and environmental goals as equal partners with risk and reward, is continuing to reshape the financial sector worldwide. One example is the new impact-focused Scottish Stock Exchange, which will require companies seeking to list to meet the demands of today’s socially conscious investor. Capital markets are in a state of flux within a changing world, and it is incumbent upon all financial-sector players to face this reality.
Brexit is much more than just a British event. There have been and will continue to be ramifications for the entire world, including the US, which has invested heavily in the UK. Predicting the likely impacts and developing the best responses are challenging the skills of even the most seasoned investors.