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Beginning to Build Back Better – first steps

Earlier this year two members of our Private Client & Corporate team were selected to represent the island’s next generation of financial services leaders in the Jersey Build Back Better programme, which launched in parallel to Jersey Finance’s sustainable finance strategy. Jake Le Brocq and Sarah Denoual have both joined...

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PraxisIFM puts ESG at the top of its business agenda

PraxisIFM Group has made a firm commitment to environmental sustainability by enrolling on ESI Monitor’s Environmental Business Operations Framework. ESI Monitor promotes positive environmental and social impact and aims to support business to drive their transition to sustainability and inspire continual improvement through measurement, benchmarking and adaptation. The Environmental Business...

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PraxisIFM adds second Aquila Capital green fund to its client portfolio

PraxisIFM has added Aquila Energy Efficiency Trust PLC to its growing portfolio of renewable funds clients. Aquila Energy Efficiency Trust PLC (AEET) is the second Aquila Capital fund, following Aquila European Renewables Income Fund plc in 2019, that PraxisIFM’s London team has provided fund administration and governance services to, as...

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PraxisIFM London supports mentoring initiative

Seven members of our London office have volunteered to be Envision business mentors throughout the academic spring and summer terms. Envision is a UK charity supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to build confidence and develop employability skills by tackling real-world social problems. The role of the scheme’s business mentors...

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IFM leading the way on sustainability regulation

International Fund Management Ltd (IFM) has announced that as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM), it is fully compliant with the EU’s new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations (SFDR). SFDR has been introduced to satisfy the appetite for greater clarity and transparency at both AIFM and product levels. While the UK...

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Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

2015 was a defining year in the fight against climate change. On 25 September 2015, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which placed the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its core. This was followed on 12 December 2015 by the Paris Agreement, a legally binding international...

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Trustees and sustainable investing

PraxisIFM has a long tradition of working with families and legal advisors to tailor trust provisions to meet their specific needs and concerns, including the way that trust funds are invested. In this article, In House Legal Counsel Mark Biddlecombe takes a look at trusts and sustainable investing. One of...

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Eco focus for PraxisIFM as Ecofin IPO launches

PraxisIFM Fund Services (UK) has boosted its green credentials. It is providing administration and corporate secretarial services to recently listed Ecofin U.S. Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc (RNEW), which was admitted to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on 22 December 2020. RNEW is one of three renewable infrastructure funds that the...

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A Catalyst for Change?

In this latest article Matt Falla talks about the future of business travel in a post-COVID-19 world where environmental concerns are high on the corporate agenda.   With business travel halted during lockdown and technology effectively replacing the gap left by air travel what does the future hold? Society has...

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