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Values and Returns Matter to Investors

A new report from UBS surveys 5,300 investors with at least $1 million in investable assets across 10 markets to evaluate attitudes towards sustainable investing. Among the key findings: 81% align spending decisions with values; 51% of U.S. investors expect sustainable investment returns to match those of traditional investments; 19% expect sustainable investments to outperform traditional investments; and 58% of investors expect sustainable investing to become the standard approach to investing in 10 years. The survey includes a helpful breakout of the various approaches to sustainable investing. Brands with missions and principles embedded in their strategies and practices will find an increasingly receptive market in this development. 

John Howell, Editorial Director

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Oct 19, 2018 9:15 PM ET

This post was guest written by Pauline Vogl, Project Manager, Sustainable Business Practices at Cisco.

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Oct 19, 2018 4:45 PM ET

On August 24, 2018, Andrew J. Hoffman, the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, delivered the Convocation Address at Loyola University Chicago to 3,250 students and 250 faculty members.

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Oct 19, 2018 3:15 PM ET

Only 13 percent of engineers and 26 percent of computer scientists in the workforce are women, and over 32 percent of women switch out of STEM degree programs in college, according to research by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE...

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Oct 19, 2018 3:15 PM ET

WASHINGTON, October 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Premium, high-performance 2018 LG gram® laptops from ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics are ranked at the top of the charts in the ultrabook category across...

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Oct 19, 2018 2:35 PM ET

LONDON, October 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, Bloomberg L.P. Chairman Peter T. Grauer signed an employer pledge with Time to Change, the growing social movement run by...

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Oct 19, 2018 2:30 PM ET

LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Innovating to meet the demand for graduate and undergraduate level educational offerings in the sports and entertainment industries, AEG and Pepperdine University are proud to debut a branded...

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Oct 19, 2018 1:55 PM ET

Employees at Mohawk Industries recently took part in their company-wide Pink Out to rally in support of Susan G. Komen. The annual event is part of the flooring manufacturer’s annual observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and took...

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Oct 19, 2018 1:05 PM ET

In 2014 Bacardi set out a goal to reduce its packaging by 10%, but says that since then it’s learned that sustainability in packaging is about a lot more than weight.

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Oct 19, 2018 12:50 PM ET

VERONA, Va., October 19, 2018 /3BL Media/— Sysco Virginia has made a major gift to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, committing at least $38,000 over two years to support food bank operations as part of their Nourishing Neighbors program...

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Oct 19, 2018 12:20 PM ET

Washington, D.C., October 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Volunteers from Boston’s Dorchester area will gather to plant fruit trees to complete the set-up for the new H.E.R.O. Nurturing Center Inc. Hope Garden (H.E.R.O. is for Hope, Empathy,...

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