Columbia Threadneedle (Lux) Sustainable Outcomes Global Equity

This is a marketing communication. Please refer to the prospectus of the UCITS and to the KIID before making any final investment decisions.

At a glance

A concentrated Global fund that invests in high-quality companies targeting positive sustainable outcomes and strong financial returns.

Key facts

Article 8*

Fund inception date
19 May 2021

Fund Manager
Pauline Grange

Typical number of stocks
40 to 60

MSCI All Country World  

Key reasons to invest

1. Clear sustainable objective

The fund aims to provide twin benefits of positive sustainable outcomes and strong financial returns.

2. Differentiated quality approach

We focus on quality companies that have robust competitive advantages, that deliver high returns and stable growth over the long term.

3. Doing good by the planet and society

100% of the portfolio is exposed to positive sustainable outcomes that help deliver solutions and contribute positively to the world’s sustainability challenges.

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Risks to be aware of

This fund is suitable for investors who can tolerate high levels of risk and volatility and have a long-term investment horizon. Investors could lose some or all their capital and should read the Prospectus for a full description of all risks.

Investment risks: Investment in equities, portfolio concentration, currencies and ESG criteria.


What we mean by ‘high-quality’ companies

What we mean by ‘high-quality’ companies diagram

We believe that:

  • Companies that contribute to sustainable outcomes by offering solutions to meet these changing demands will enjoy superior growth, returns and wider competitive moats in the long term.
  • Strong and/or improving ESG credentials are a key component of the quality of a company and its management.
  • A strong and sustainable competitive advantage is also vital in sustaining a company’s returns on capital over the long term.


Our sustainable themes mapped to primary SDGs

Our sustainable themes mapped to primary SDGs

Investing for change

  • The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a catalyst for change, creating new investment opportunities
  • Our eight sustainable themes draw on these SDGs and encompass a range of social and environmental outcomes
  • We believe investment based on these themes can deliver not just impact for investors but solid financial returns

UN logos. Use does not imply UN endorsement of this fund. Use for promotion of the SDGs. Our thematic framework draws on all SDGs, but the primary SDGs per theme are shown here.

Podcast Sustainable Outlook for 2022 and beyond: four environmental themes

Podcast Sustainable
In this podcast portfolio managers Pauline Grange and Natasha Ebtehadj talk with Marije Groen from Fondsnieuws about the four key environmental themes they think will be prominent over the next few years and the impact this will have on our role as stewards of capital.

Fund Manager



Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager
Pauline Grange interview

Pauline Grange interview: sustainability and investing

Global sustainable outcomes - News & Views

Global Sustainable Outcomes, and how Covid-19 could change the world for ever


9 December 2021

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes - News & Views Q3 2021

We look at the economic consequences of shutting down the world and then hitting the restart button; as well as the issue of increasing water scarcity around the globe and the social and economic costs of finding solutions to this.
Read time - 12 min
9 December 2021

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes - News & Views Q4 2021

Pauline Grange, Portfolio Manager, and Jess Williams, Portfolio Analyst, take a look at 2021 as a whole from a responsible investment point of view – from the COP26 conference and country and region responses to the climate crisis, to ongoing fossil fuel use and net-zero issues.
Read time - 12 min
9 September 2021

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes - News & Views Q2 2021

This issue looks at how different levels of vaccination and approaches to dealing with Covid-19 have led to some world economies lagging others, and explores how this year the climate crisis became real and what this means for businesses.
Read time - 12 min

Fund Manager

Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager

Contact us to find out more

Prosper Van Zanten
Head of Benelux & Institutional Distribution, Netherlands

*The Fund is categorised an Article 8 under the EU Regulation 2019/2088 on sustainability related disclosures in the financial services sector (SFDR) and promote environmental or social characteristics as an objective.

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