Responsible Investment Articles

Quarterly posts

2020

Fall 2020

Nourish a healthy portfolio

Food is a major challenge as we strive to build a more sustainable world. Learn more about some of the companies that offer products and services related to sustainable agriculture.

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Summer 2020

Why invest in water?

Around 75% of the global workforce is moderately or heavily dependent on water. Water and access to water are drivers for both economic growth and the improvement of human health. All the more reason to protect and properly manage this precious resource.

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Spring 2020

Responsible investment and COVID-19

One of the core tenets of responsible investment is the belief that a company that cares as much about its environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies as it does about its financial performance is better equipped to meet the challenges of the global economy.

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Winter 2020

2020 annual report on responsible investment

Our economy is based on a linear model of production and consumption. This model has now reached its limit. Many of the companies included in SocieTerra funds are working on their own solutions to these challenges.

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