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PRESS RELEASE: Evidence based advisers don’t just hug benchmarks

Two of the leading accredited firms, the Red House (TRH), led by Ruth Sturkey, and Navigator Financial Planning Ltd., led by David Crozier, have signed up as Founder Partners of Worthstone, the specialist social investment service and knowledge centre.

Their new partnership heralds a commitment to sustainable and impact-led investing as they prepare for the growth in the market and the increasing number of investors who want to engage with the area of social investment (SI).

When asked to comment on the new relationship:

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“We have been watching the Social Impact Investing space for some time now, a sector that interests and excites us but most importantly aligns with TRH’s values. We are convinced this is a growth sector.  We are delighted to align ourselves with Worthstone to enhance our client offering and give our clients the opportunity to do good in society.”  Ruth Sturkey – Founder & Managing Director, The Red House


David Crozier Headshot_Navigator_forblogThis is a really exciting development for Navigator. Our clients are increasingly wanting to make a difference with their investing. For some years we have been involved in the philanthropic sector, but this partnership with Worthstone opens an entirely new door of opportunity. We are very pleased to be the first financial planning business in Northern Ireland to formally commit to working in this sector; our aim is to be able to link up NI investors with opportunities to make a difference in the Province.”  David CrozierDirector, Navigator Financial Planning Ltd.

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“Enlightened financial advisers are rising to lead, preparing themselves for a growing number of investors looking to achieve a positive social impact when investing. Worthstone is delighted to announce a further positive development in that The Red House and Navigator Financial Planning Ltd have joined the ranks of its Founder Partners. We look forward to working with both firms as they seek opportunities to advise their clients about how some of their money can be used to make a meaningful difference in society.”  Gavin Francis – Founder & Director, Worthstone