Responsible investment is the basis of this collection focusing on those investors, of all sizes, embracing sustainability principles and practices integrating people, the environment, and prosperity into their investment strategies.
Many of the videos in this collection come from interviews conducted at annual Ceres conferences. The Ceres investor Network represents the move towards social and environmental investing sometimes referred to as "impact investing."
The Global Impact Investing Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) another useful term and, as noted in Wikipedia, "is also known as sustainable, socially conscious, green or ethical investing. Basically we look at is investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social good."
The Global Reporting Initiative, GRI, is a non-profit organization that works towards a sustainable global economy by providing sustainability reporting guidance. In short, the group working towards a measurement that incorporates social, environmental and economic elements. Investors look to GRI reports for risk assessment purposes.
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Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion
Published on Nov 24, 2016
Investments described as socially responsible or sustainable have grown by more than $2 trillion in the US over the last two years, up 33 percent from 2014, according to a new report. The surge is due to rising demand from US institutions for assets that answer to ESG—environmental, social, and governance—criteria.
EarthSayer John Howell
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative by The Global Compact
Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Tom DiNapoli
Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Carbon Disclosure and Investing by Stephen Donofrio
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Stopping the Rebuttal: The Future of Sustainability with Jennifer N. Coombs |
Can Do Attitudes by Mindy Lubber
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax
Canadian GRI Reporting by Michael Jantzi
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
Building Constituencies for Change with Peter Kinder
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett