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.
As reported 11/14/12 by Bloomberg, "Hospitals, retirees, pensions, banks and religious institutions used sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) strategies for $1 out of every $9 invested in the U.S. at the end of 2011. Total investments guided by such strategies increased six-fold since 1995.
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The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.
Published on Feb 12, 2014
EarthSayer Chris McKnett
The Corporate Sustainability Yearbook 2015 by RobecoSAM
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys
Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion
Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative by The Global Compact
Can Do Attitudes by Mindy Lubber
Canadian GRI Reporting by Michael Jantzi
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Government Reporting Initiative (GRI) by Yolanda Banks
Building Constituencies for Change with Peter Kinder
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax
Carbon Disclosure and Investing by Stephen Donofrio
Banks Step up their Sustainability Commitment by John Howell