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Winton’s ESG efforts are developed and coordinated by a dedicated committee and include responsible investing, corporate social responsibility and diversity and inclusion.

Responsible Investment Policy

Our approach to responsible investment spans industry engagement; asset selection and ownership; and accountability and implementation.

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy

We always consider our fiduciary obligations and operating our business in a responsible and ethical manner is core to our values.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

We recognise the benefit that diversity, in its broadest sense, brings to our firm.‎ Our goal is to attract a diverse mix of highly skilled individuals.

Key Winton ESG Partners

News and Recent Initiatives

Future Frontiers

Winton partnered with Future Frontiers, an award-winning education charity in 2022. The goal is to equip disadvantaged young people with skills to take steps into further education or training.

FN100 Most Influential Women in Finance

Our General Counsel Brigid Rentoul was recognised in the latest FN100 Most Influential Women in Finance. We offer her our warmest congratulations on this well deserved accolade.

Winton Prizes for Academic Excellence

As a long-term supporter of statistical education and literacy, we are proud to sponsor the LSE'S Winton Prizes for Academic Excellence. A huge congratulations to 2022's winners.

A History of Philanthropy and CSR at Winton

Winton has a long tradition of supporting charitable initiatives, particularly those related to science and mathematics, and the firm’s Founder and CEO, David Harding, is a leading philanthropist through the David and Claudia Harding Foundation. The following timeline highlights key commitments made by either the Foundation or Winton Capital Management.

2022

July

2022

July

Climate prediction market gift

Winton and Hivemind's other shareholders have donated the AGORA prediction market platform to Lancaster University. The platform enables researchers to host expert prediction markets for climate-risk outcomes.

2022

June

2022

June

Partnership with Future Frontiers

Award-winning education charity working with schools and businesses across the UK to deliver career coaching, advice and guidance.

The goal is to equip lower-attaining, disadvantaged young people with the skills to realise their potential at school and take positive next steps into education or training at age 16.

2022

February

2022

February

Winton reintroduces commitment to double match employee donations during Ukraine crisis

2020

2020

Winton makes commitment to double match employee donations during pandemic

2019

2019

Harding Centre for Risk Literacy (Potsdam)

Continuing a decade of work educating the public in their understanding of risk.

2019

2019

University of Cambridge

The David and Claudia Harding Foundation gifted £100 million to the University of Cambridge, making it the largest single donation to a UK university by a British philanthropist.

2018

2018

Carbon Trust

Winton enters into an agreement with the Low Carbon Workplace Trust, which aims to deliver low-use carbon emissions based on improving the fabric of the building, deploying high-efficiency technologies to heat, cool and ventilate the space, and reducing operational energy consumption through sophisticated energy monitoring.

2017

2017

Winton Philanthropies becomes founding partner of Now Teach

2017

2017

Winton Women Trailblazers in Mathematics conference in partnership with Birkbeck University

Over 100 female students with outstanding mathematical capabilities from London's most deprived areas join the conference.

Talks from women who are trailblazers in mathematics and have gone on to work in multitude of exciting careers.

2016

2016

Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

Working with institutions and individuals to improve the way that important evidence is presented to all of us.

2016

2016

Winton supports Women in STEM Campaign

2014

2014

The Science Museum Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery tells powerful stories about the work of mathematicians in the broadest sense, from salespeople to sailors, aircraft engineers to bankers, and gamblers to garden designers.

2014

2014

Winton becomes signatory to UN PRI

2014

2014

Over 20 charities receive grants from Winton

2013

2013

The Francis Crick Institute: Winton Bioinformatics Suite

Providing seed funding for one of the world's leading biomedical research institutes by funding Winton Bioinformatics Suite.

2013

2013

Winton's partnership with Birkberk University begins

Supporting academic prizes for work in statistics, and in 2016, supporting Winton Women in Science PhD Studentship.

2010

2010

Winton Fund for Physics of Sustainability at the Cavendish Laboratory

Donated £20 million to support research programmes that explores basic science which can generate the new technologies and new industries that will be needed to meet the demands of a growing population.

2009

2009

Harding Centre for Risk Literacy (Max Planck)

Helping people understand and assess the risks facing them with a primary focus on health and medicine.

2007

2007

Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy

Improves links between academics and policy makers, allowing the latter to make the best use of the available scientific evidence, and ensure that academics are better informed about the public policy.

2006

2006

Winton Professorship for the Public Understanding of Risk

Professorship held by Sir David Spiegelhalter and established within the Statistical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge to improve the way in which risk and statistical evidence are taught and discussed in society.

2006

2006

Donations made by The Winton Charitable Foundation exceed £3m

2005

2005

The Winton Charitable Foundation is established