25 June 2018

Sustainable funds now available for all Royal London pension customers

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Emily Horton, Press Officer

Emily Horton

Press Officer

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Royal London pension customers can now access a range of sustainable funds managed by Royal London Asset Management at no extra cost through their workplace and individual pension plans.

Managed by Royal London Asset Management there are five funds offering a choice of options across the risk-return spectrum, from 100% fixed income to 100% equities. Customers can invest their pension in these funds individually or as part of a portfolio.

The funds have £1.7billion in assets under management, and will be managed by Royal London Asset Management’s sustainable team who have over 25 years’ experience in running sustainable funds. Over the last five years the funds have delivered annualised returns of between 4% and 12%.

Lorna Blyth, Head of Investment Solutions, Royal London commented:

"The sustainable team take an active role in ensuring we invest in companies that contribute positively to our society and environment. To help influence positive change they vote at annual meetings, engage with management and advocate strong corporate governance.

We’re proud we’re making a bigger impact in terms of helping our customers achieve their investment goals, whilst making the world a better place."

See our website for full details: adviser.royallondon.com/dontcosttheearth

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Emily Horton, Press Officer

Notes to editors

  • The funds have £1.7billion in assets under management at as 31.05.2018 
  • Annualised returns of between 4% and 12% as at 31.05.18 
  • The fund are available to customers at no extra cost 

About Royal London

Royal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with funds under management of £117 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 3,745 employees. Figures quoted are as at 30 June.

At Royal London, we’re proud to champion the value of impartial advice. We believe it plays a crucial role in connecting people with the products that are right for them – and is key to delivering better outcomes and experiences for our customers. At the same time, it helps to build trust in our products and services.

Royal London works alongside advisers not in competition with them. That’s why we’ve made some key commitments to the intermediary market. You’ll find more detail on our commitment to advisers at http://adviser.royallondon.com/campaigns/our-commitments/