Through their activities and the products and services they provide, every company has an impact on the world around us. So where we choose to invest our money has the potential to shape not only our financial future, but the planet’s future too.
A large number of us are already making a difference through our positive choices, like switching to green energy, reducing waste and challenging inequalities around the world. But now a growing number of us - a movement - are becoming aware of the influence we could have by choosing where and how our money is invested. We believe it’s the positive industries, the well-run companies in growth sectors like renewable energy, healthcare provision and the circular economy that can help your investments do more than just grow for the future. They can help to shape the future too.
Watch our video to find out why more and more people are switching to planet-friendly investments.
The value of any fund's assets will go down as well as up. This will cause the value of your investment to fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you originally invested.
Our Planet+ funds offer you the opportunity to invest in businesses creating smart energy technology or reducing waste, as well as those working to fund the infrastructure that matters most, like hospitals, homes and offices. Your money can work towards achieving something better, all while targeting long-term returns.
While we offer a wide range of funds, each with their own individual aims and objectives, our Planet+ funds aim to help our customers achieve something more. Within the range, there are impact, sustainable and ESG+ (Environmental, Social and Governance) funds to choose from.
Impact funds target a measurable, positive impact for people and the planet, alongside achieving long-term financial returns. To do this they will;
Sustainable funds look to make investments that contribute towards a more sustainable future for society and the planet. To do this they might;
Our ESG+ funds apply a positive ESG tilt to companies/issuers with better ESG characteristics, and may also exclude certain sectors like tobacco and gaming.
While we support the UN SDGs, we are not associated with the UN and our funds are not endorsed by them.
The value of a fund's assets will go down as well as up. This will cause the value of your investment to fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you originally invested.
Discover our Planet+ funds using the buttons above. M&G offer a wide range of funds, covering all the main asset classes. View our full range of funds.
Here are some of the businesses our Planet+ funds are supporting, businesses contributing towards a healthier planet.
We are unable to give financial advice. If you are unsure about the suitability of your investment, speak to your financial adviser. The views expressed in this document should not be taken as a recommendation, advice or forecast.
Here we have broken down a number of terms to help you with your responsible investment decisions. Please take a look at our glossary to help you with any terms you are not familiar with.