InvestNow News 8th Nov – Devon – Monthly Investor Report October 2019

At Devon Funds we have a long history of engaging with companies on issues associated with the environment, social best practice and corporate governance (ESG). This approach is employed across all our investment strategies but in early 2020 we will also offer an investment fund which explicitly recognizes Sustainability as a key foundation in the construct of a Trans-Tasman share portfolio. We believe that the benefits of this approach will be evident in both improving the return potential of the Fund but also in further representing the values of our clients. In representation of our position on ESG and because our investment process is one which involves deep fundamental analysis, we have written today on our views around the state of the Aquaculture industry in New Zealand and its implications for several of our listed stocks.

The New Zealand Government recently announced its Aquaculture Strategy, articulating a vision to make New Zealand globally recognized as a world-leader in sustainable and innovative aquaculture management across the value chain …

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