Introducing: The Guide to Sustainable Investment 2013
Welcome to Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to Sustainable Investment 2013 – our flagship report and the first of two editions to come this year.
Inside, you’ll find exclusive interviews with some of the sustainable investment industry’s key players – not just from the UK, but across Europe – as well as insight into some of the most popular investment strategies and funds and testimonies from a number of ethical investors.
After speaking to the likes of Penny Shepherd at UKSIF and James Gifford at the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the thing that becomes abundantly clear is the fact sustainable investment really is becoming a mainstream consideration for investors.
While there was a time when ethical, sustainable and responsible investment were very much niche areas, in the 21st century, investors want much more than just a decent financial return from the money they’ve invested. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are now seen as paramount to a large number of investors.
This shift is being led by the likes of UKSIF and the PRI, and is placing sustainable investment at the forefront of a really significant change in the investment industry.
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We published seven reports last year in our Guide to… series, covering ethical shopping, sustainable banking, sustainable investment, sustainable tourism, limitless clean energy and responsible media, as well as a second sustainable investment issue that was published as part of National Ethical Investment Week. Our first report of 2013 was on the subject of sustainable tourism.