Everybody cares about the SDGs, and there’s now a growing list of companies and governments who are declaring their sustainability credentials, and their social and environmental impacts, using the United Nations’ SDGs as a framework.
If you choose to buy free-range eggs over the cage option, you’re making an ethical choice about where your food comes from. Impact Investing - it's a blend of philanthropy, finance, sustainability and development aid—and it's growing.
Impact Investing is evolving at a rapid pace, we're seeing positive changes around governance, impact measurement and the use of finance for good.
Frustrations at a failing economy permeated the summit, but so too did an air of optimism. There were entrepreneurs and business owners and money managers with their hands on some very powerful levers. All agitating to deploy capital to make social change, to further fuel a movement that’s creating its own economic models.
For institutional investors the SDGs are a pragmatic guide to risk and opportunity. They don't just help to future-proof capital allocations, they offer a huge boost to achieving the United Nation's sustainability goals.