c.720 companies
Launch date
January 2018
Portfolio managers
Bruce Jenkyn-Jones
Jon Forster
Fotis Chatzimichalakis


The Climate Strategy seeks to generate long term outperformance of global equities by investing in companies providing solutions to the challenges around climate change. The Climate Strategy aims to invest globally in listed companies with demonstrable exposure to products and services enabling mitigation of climate change or adaptation to its consequences and aims to invest across a diverse range of sub-sectors. The Climate universe contains companies identified as typically having >50% revenues according to Impax’s Climate Opportunities Taxonomy. Climate is a fossil fuel free strategy.

Compelling growth story

Provides pure play exposure to growth opportunities of companies providing solutions for the mitigation of or adaptation to climate change.

Significant net environmental benefit

Portfolio companies are aligned with the Paris Agreement and provide significant net CO2 savings.

Unrivalled experience

Building on 20+ years of investing in environmental markets, we apply a proven process and our proprietary Climate Taxonomy to identify investment opportunities.

Cumulative performance (%) USD

Discrete performance (%) USD

(As of 30/04/2023)
 2023 YTD20222021202020192018
Climate Composite (gross)7.02-24.8716.6935.0236.41-11.63
Climate Composite (net)6.81-25.3216.0634.2935.67-12.10
MSCI ACWI8.85-18.3618.5416.2526.60-9.41

Past performance does not predict future returns. Figures refer to the past and that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you have invested. All data as of 30th April 2023, unless otherwise stated. Performance is shown net of ongoing charges and portfolio costs, with net-income reinvested where applicable. Source: FactSet, Bloomberg, WM Reuters.

MSCI index is total net return (net dividend reinvested).

Data is in USD. Composite figures are presented both gross and net of management fees and include the reinvestment of all income. Impax Asset Management claims compliance with Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) and has prepared and presented this report in compliance with the GIPS standards. Please click here for the GIPS® Disclosure for additional information on the composite.

Portfolio Managers

Bruce Jenkyn-Jones

Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Listed Investments

Bruce serves as Impax’s Chief Investment Officer, Listed Investments. Bruce is one of Impax Asset Management’s longest-serving employees. He developed the firm’s listed equities business and the division’s investment thesis. He is responsible for overseeing and enhancing all aspects of the listed investments business, including monitoring performance, ensuring regulatory compliance, and spearheading product design. Bruce is a co-Portfolio Manager of the Specialists and Climate strategy.

Before joining Impax in 1999, Bruce worked as a utilities analyst at Bankers Trust and as an environmental consultant for Environmental Resources Management.

An Oxford graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Bruce also holds a master’s in Environmental Engineering Technology, and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.

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Jon Forster

Senior Portfolio Manager

Jon co-manages Impax Asset Management’s Specialists and Climate strategies. Specialising in new energy, water, and waste support services, he researches stocks globally with a focus on the industrials and utilities sectors.

He has been part of the Impax team for over twenty years, having first joined in 2000 from Alchemy Partners where he had spent two years providing consultancy work to their portfolio management team. He began his career in 1994 at HSBC Investment Bank working on their acquisitions team.

Jon has a bachelor’s degree in German and Management Studies from Leeds University.

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Fotis Chatzimichalakis

Portfolio Manager

Fotis is a member of Impax Asset Management’s portfolio management team, where he researches stocks globally, focusing on the information technology and industrials sectors.

Fotis originally joined Impax as an intern in 2015, initially working in the listed equities team. He has held his current role since 2021. Prior to joining the firm, he had an internship at Barchester Green Investment.

A CFA Charterholder, Fotis also holds the Investment Management Certificate. He has master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh.

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