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Sustainable investing glossary

Sustainable Investing

An investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate governance criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact. Also referred to as responsible investing.

Sustainable Investing is a broad concept. There are many different rationales, approaches and definitions. The motives vary from ethical principles to simply wanting to achieve better investment results. There are various methods to invest in sustainability, such as through active share ownership (engagement & voting), integration of ESG factors, best-inclass approaches, thematic investing, impact investing and exclusion. 

Also referred to as responsible investing.

Creating returns that benefit the world we live in
Creating returns that benefit the world we live in
Sustainable investing
SI Opener: How Covid-19 is worsening inequality
SI Opener: How Covid-19 is worsening inequality
The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed gains in global poverty reduction and has had a profound impact on multiple facets of inequality.
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The CO₂lumnist: Data providers and the greenhouse gas pie
The CO₂lumnist: Data providers and the greenhouse gas pie
The greenhouse gas emissions of different sectors forms parts of giant pie.
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Our introductory guide to investing in SDG credits
Our introductory guide to investing in SDG credits
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have captured the imagination as a great way of impact investing.
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