Learn about sustainable, responsible, and impact investing
Introduction to SRI Investing
It goes by many names: socially responsible investing, ethical investing, socially conscious investments, green investing, SRI, sustainable investing, and impact investing, but all of these approaches consider your financial return as well as social good to create a long-term positive impact.
Sustainable investing means investing for positive long-term economic, social, and environmental returns as well as for financial gains. It is an approach that can help you meet your financial goals in a way that won’t compromise your values.
Investing in Women and Girls
Gender lens investors use their investment dollars to promote gender equality and improve the lives of women and girls. Selecting investments through a gender lens means analyzing opportunities based on the potential to create positive impacts for women in addition to the potential for improved risk adjusted returns. Gender-based factors and financial performance data are weighed in the investment decision-making process.
Fossil-Fuel Free Investing
Divestment is the practice of selling a security or group of securities based on principal. Divesting from the fossil-fuel industry (coal, oil, and natural gas) is one strategy that concerned individual and institutional investors are using to help reduce carbon emissions, fight climate change, and create positive environmental impact.
Investing in Renewable Energy
As the world population continues to grow, our natural resources continue to dwindle. But thankfully, organizations and individual investors around the world are finally doing something about it – taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fight climate change, and prioritize the utilization of renewable energy.