Asset managers call on Barclays to phase out fossil fuel funding

“We will back the resolution at the Barclays AGM in May, and have written to the bank telling them that we will indeed vote in favour of the resolution.” In Portfolio Adviser, Esmé van Herwijnen, responsible investment analyst at EdenTree Investment Management shares her stance on the Barclays engagement, which is in support of the shareholder resolution to cease funding fossil fuel companies and high carbon projects.