Interested in Sustainable Investment?
Pandemic has driven the rise in socially responsible investing all across the world (Citywire, 2021). It is widely suggested by investment advisors that an investor should use several different strategies to build and diversify their portfolios to ensure financial success. However, as sustainable investing is still considered a fairly new concept, one needs to do their research before investing sustainably.
What is Sustainable investing? Sustainable investing, also known as socially responsible investing or ESG investing, is a means of investing in which an investor strongly considers environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) factors before investing their financial. Through this an investor aims to use their money to bring positive societal impact, corporate responsibility, and long-term financial return. (HBS.online, 2021).
Due to demand from millennials and impact investors who prefer to invest in companies with intrinsic values that drive positive change, sustainable investing is becoming increasingly popular.
As, we enter this new year, let's look at few of our favourite Sustainable investing blog channels that can assist you in taking that first step towards sustainable investing in 2022!
Australian Ethical is a superannuation and investment fund-blog channel with a difference. It believes that the power of money can be harnessed to deliver both competitive returns and positive change for society and the environment.
Green Finance Guide seeks to be a single, easy to use location for information and commentary about climate-focused issues with extra attention paid to green and sustainable finance. They publish blogs on a range of topics including ESG, impact investing, sustainable finance, green investment, green finance, sustainable technology, net-zero investments, and more.
Environmental Finance is an online news and analysis service to report on sustainable investment, green finance and the people and companies active in environmental markets. This blog channel provide every day updates about news and analysis on a range of related issues - from finance, deals and investments to policy initiatives, interviews and opinion pieces.
Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance & Investment
The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (the ‘Alliance’) promotes multi-disciplinary academic research on sustainable finance and investment. The Alliance consists of global research universities, each with expertise in this emerging field. You can follow GRASFI blog channel and stay updated with academic researches on sustainable finance and investment happening internationally
Climate Bonds Initiative is an international an investor-focused not-for-profit that promotes investment in projects and assets necessary for a rapid transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy. You can follow their blog channel to learn more about that tools and knowledge needed to navigate, influence, and instigate change through sustainable investment.
“IMPAKTER is an ecosystem focused on Sustainability”. You can follow IMPAKTER’s blog channel, magazine, forum, and books which aim to provide you with tools, stories and experience that makes sustainable living easy and your steps towards sustainable investment even easier.
Joan Michelson: Forbes Advisor
Joan Michelson is a career coach, dynamic public speaker and host of the acclaimed podcast Electric Ladies (formerly known as Green Connections Radio) of fascinating interviews with women innovators in energy, climate and sustainability. You can follow her articles on Forbes Advisor and learn more about sustainable finance.
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