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Awards and Publications

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BUSINESS & FINANCE ESG AWARDS 2022

 

The awards will celebrate those who are actively striving to address and progress ESG issues in the organisation. With a variety of categories, the Awards will showcase the successes of ESG initiatives, examples of best practice and highlight the importance of transparency in this area.

The ESG Awards’ esteemed judging panel will adjudicate on all entries across a range of criteria and recognise those setting the standards for ESG Excellence.

ESG Company Award (Startup), sponsored by Onclusive
 

FS Awards 2022

Ethico was selected as a finalist for the Sustainable Finance Award of this year’s 2022 FS Awards in association with KPMG. 

This award recognises innovative projects that have the potential to transform an organisation into a more sustainable one and seek to identify and to generate tangible environmental and/or social benefits.

Our judges are looking for the quality of their governance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility and investor relations.

AIB, Aviva, First Derivatives, and Vivid Edge were the other finalists

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Vincent McCarthy, Host of The ESG Factor podcast, chats with Ciarán Hughes and Evan Hughes , Directors of Ethico Ltd, a financial advisory firm that places ESG and sustainability at the core of the investment process.

Discussed in this episode is:

Client engagement and sustainability preferences

Adapting to changing regulation

The ESG Framework and misconceptions

The need to do things differently

How investment managers can help

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Association of Energy Engineers Ireland

 

Webinar Title: Introduction to Sustainable Investing


Presented By: Ciarán Hughes - Director - Ethico


Moderated By: Paul Boylan - Technical Director - Vivid Edge

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Ciarán Hughes CFP®, Director at Ethico, speaks to Alex Meehan of the Business Post about embracing ESG in the tech sector. We discuss why ESG is important for inward investment, recruitment, and brand recognition. We also explore why those who ignore ESG are on a road to nowhere. *Pay-walled article

Carbon footprinting 

Ciarán Hughes of www.ethico.ie discusses Scope 3 Category 15 emissions from investments with Raoul Empey of www.sustineo.ie

 

Raoul guides us through a carbon footprint explainer for Scope 1,2 & 3 emissions and shares an example of a regular company with large portions of their carbon footprint coming from their pension scheme and corporate investments.

 

Ciarán Hughes looks at traditional versus sustainable investing and how companies can significantly reduce their carbon footprint with one easy, cost neutral switch.

Understanding ESG investing 

To understand ESG investing, we must first understand the problems with traditional investing, writes Ciarán Hughes, financial advisor at Ethico

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The ESG Factor Magazine - Q3 2022

Responsible Investment Advisor Series

Vincent McCarthy CFA chats to Ciarán Hughes, Director at Ethico about putting ESG and sustainable investing at the core of the Ethico offering. (Page 42 of the magazine)

Tech Ireland:

Impact Innovation REPORT 2022

Director at Ethico Ciarán Hughes CFP® discusses "Creating Impact through your Pension". Investment returns and charges are the same as traditional funds, however, negative investments are removed and genuine positive impacts are created via the power of capital deployed.

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