According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, at the start of 2016, sustainable investments constituted 26 percent of assets that are professionally managed—$22.89 trillion in total.
If you’ve ever tried talking about ethical or responsible investing with an investment advisor or bank account manager you may be familiar with the conversation that followed.
Making ethical investments does take some time and consideration. It is not like investing through a retail bank, where you’re presented with few options. But it’s easier than you think.
Vehicle makers must put climate change specialists on their boards, engage better with policy-makers, and invest more heavily in low-emission cars, says a network of 250 global investors with assets of more than $24trillion.
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?"
It’s no longer “sustainable investing” – it’s simply smart investing for an increasingly uncertain future
People outside the “green” professional community are increasingly recognizing that companies’ environmental performance is linked to financial performance.