Investment focus should be on health, says Legal & General Louisa Clarence-Smith

Legal & General is to ask companies to show what they are doing to improve health and inequality before investing.

The institutional investor is funding research by Sir Michael Marmot, the public health expert, to examine how business can address health inequalities across the UK. It means that major companies from supermarket chains to landlords and retailers could soon have to pay more attention to their impact on health as employers, providers of goods and services, and as investors.

Read the full article at The Times online (behind a paywall)