sustainable investing

UBS Transforms Work Space to Enhance Employee Efficiency

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sustainable work spaces have gained prominence in recent years not just because they are more energy efficient, but also because sustainable buildings arguably correlate to a more productive work environment. Large companies increasingly recognize that introducing green innovation into office spaces can prove to be more profitable in the long run.

New Book Reveals How to Win with a Sustainable Brand

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Increased transparency in a connected world and growing stakeholder interest in creating sustainable businesses is leading more companies to make environmental and social goals integral to their business strategy.

Wealthy Individuals in Asia Increase Focus on Impact Investing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In 2007, the term “impact investing” was coined at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, putting a name to investments made with the intention of generating both financial return and social and/or environmental impact. Among High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWIs), impact investing delivers the satisfaction of wealth creation while making a difference to the society.

Sustainable Investing Boosts Bond Portfolio Performance: Barclays Study

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In a world where concerns over climate change, pollution and issues of sustainability are ever more pressing, socially responsible investing has become an important consideration for a growing number of individuals and institutions. Investors increasingly look for financial returns while helping to achieve a positive impact on the world around them.

Funds Offer Investments in Companies with Robust ESG Practices

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global investment funds are increasingly focusing on socially responsible investing (SRI). According to the Forum for Sustainable & Responsible Investment, the assets of US investment funds incorporating ESG criteria quadrupled to $4.3 trillion between 2012 and 2014. Client demand is the key driver behind this growing positive trend.

Exclusive Q&A with Audrey Choi, CEO, Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing

If you think that sustainable investing requires a trade-off around performance, Morgan Stanley's Audrey Choi wants to change your mind.

The New Nigeria: Sustainable Banking, Responsible Investment and Social Innovation

(Justmeans/3BL Media) -- Two years ago, I wrote about the signing of the Nigerian Lending Principles—a landmark agreement made by eight of the nation's leading banks to commit to sustainable financing at the first Nigerian Sustainable Fina

Is It Ethical to Invest in Nuclear Power?

"I wish we had found the courage to speak out earlier against nuclear power. -- Masahito Hirose, an 81-year-old survivor of the bombing of Nagasaki, speaking after the Fukushima nuclear disaster{1}

This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is Our Land: How Private Landownwers Can Help Save America’s Forests

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." -- John Muir (1838-1914), founder of Sierra Club

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