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Responsible Index Investing: Reimagining How to Access Returns

By Craig Chambers, Director of Special Projects, Old Mutual Investment Group
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Passive investment has, for some time now, been steadily gaining investor interest globally. More recently this trend has started to pick up among South African (SA) investors, who are looking for lower fees for domestic market exposure. The latest retirement reform initiatives by the SA Government have created even more interest in passive investing and index tracker investment products.

HPE: Closing the Digital Divide

Getting off the hamster wheel—opening the door to financial inclusion
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The HPE Living Progress News talked to Gail Klintworth, Group Customer Director and Responsible Business Lead, Old Mutual Group, about its commitment to enhancing financial inclusion and bridging the digital divide. Old Mutual provides investment, savings, insurance and banking services to more than 17 million customers in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.

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The HPE Living Progress News talked to Gail Klintworth, Group Customer Director and Responsible Business Lead, Old Mutual Group, about its commitment to enhancing financial inclusion and bridging the digital divide. Old Mutual provides investment, savings, insurance and banking services to more than 17 million customers in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Part One: Jon Duncan, Old Mutual’s Head of Responsible Investment Writes About COP21 and the Effects of Carbon on an Investment Portfolio

An Investor’s View On Climate Change
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Part One: By, Jon Duncan, Head of Responsible Investment, Old Mutual Investment Group

Who would want to argue with NASA when they say this about climate change?

“97% of climate scientists agree that climate warming trends over the past century are very likely due to human activities, and most of the leading scientific organizations worldwide have issued public statements endorsing this position.”

http://climate.nasa.gov/

Old Mutual Investment Group on African Agriculture as an Investment

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BEARING FRUIT: INVESTING IN AFRICAN AGRICULTURE TO HELP CLOSE THE FOOD GAP

Agriculture is fast becoming a sought-after asset class for investors. This momentum is driven by a number of compelling factors. The most pressing of these is food security.

AGRICULTURE TO HELP

Telkom And Old Mutual Partner To Offer Added Value To Customers

Press Release

October 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Telkom and Old Mutual today announced a co-operation agreement to offer innovative new solutions to their customers. The first of these will see Telkom’s prepaid customers receive loyalty funeral cover - underwritten by Old Mutual - valued at R10 000 at no additional cost.

Old Mutual Wealth and Intrinsic Launch National Advice Business

Press Release

October 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Old Mutual Wealth and Intrinsic have announced the launch of a national advice business, Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers.

It is one of two key initiatives announced on 2 October, which form an important part of Old Mutual Wealth’s ongoing commitment to financial advice (see Intrinsic to acquire Financial Adviser School).

Intrinsic Announces Plans to Acquire Financial Adviser School

Press Release

October 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Intrinsic, part of Old Mutual Wealth, has announced it has provisionally agreed to acquire The Financial Adviser School.

It is one of two key initiatives announced on 2 October, which form an important part of Old Mutual Wealth’s ongoing commitment to financial advice (see Old Mutual Wealth and Intrinsic launch national advice business).

Absip Recognises Old Mutual For Driving Transformation In The Financial Services Sector

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At the 12th Annual Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) Awards, Old Mutual was presented with the Presidential Award in the Game Changers category “The Company with Significant Progress towards Transformation”.

Guests at last week’s gala event included SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago, Deputy Minister of Finance, Mcebisi Jonas, and former SARB Governor Tito Mboweni.

Old Mutual Again Ranked No 1 Top Employer In Financial Services And Insurance

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The Top Employers Institute announced at a gala dinner last night that Old Mutual has secured the No 1 slot in the financial services and insurance categories for the fifth consecutive year. 

Its overall ranking for 2016 – spanning all industries and 134 companies – leapt from 4th place to 2nd place.

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