Connecting the two world is challenging because investors are often looking at different, more short term factors, compared to the sustainability community that is often looking at issues that are much longer term.
Unrequited Love – Corporate CSR Reports and Bay Street Investors (Part II – Bringing government into the relationship)
A great question from one of the attendees, Krystin Annis of Canadians for Clean Prosperity, “Should capital markets be required to conduct sustainability analysis or should it all be about price signals?"
Unrequited Love – Corporate CSR Reports and the Capital Markets (Part I – Understanding the Disconnect)
While sustainability professionals have embraced tools like GRI, this approach is piecemeal and falls short of presenting the clear business case needed to sway the C suite.