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F&C Stewardship funds break through 2bn barrier

The F&C Stewardship funds, the group’s range of ethical portfolios, have passed through the 2bn mark.
The funds, the first of which was launched 21 years ago by Friends Provident, are the UK’s oldest and largest ethical investment suite of products.

F&C Stewardship funds director Ted Scott says a combination of rising markets, growing awareness and strong performance have contributed to surging assets under management.
Stewardship International has doubled in size over the past 12 months while Stewardship Income has more than quadrupled over the past two years.

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