There are many reasons investors may pursue environmental investing: to improve the resilience of our society, to avoid investment risk, or to seek new opportunities. Investment managers may share these basic goals and assumptions, however, methods for conducting environmental research and formulating strategy vary widely.
"Approaches to Environmental Investing" is intended to illuminate the key concepts of environmental investing and assist investors in navigating differences among approaches.Approaches to Environmental Investing
In the investment community, there is currently an effort underway to divest coal, oil, and gas production companies. This paper provides information for investors interested in the emerging "fossil free investing" movement. This campaign is seeking to encourage divestment from fossil fuel companies due to their climate change impact and corporate environmental practices.
"Managing Investment Portfolios without Fossil Fuel Stocks" discusses Portfolio 21's long held rationale for not investing in the sector, and our experience managing global equity portfolios without fossil fuel exploration and production stocks.Managing Investment Portfolios without Fossil Fuel Stocks
Portfolio 21 Investments is a member and supporter of US SIF, an association of investors, asset managers, and others who are engaged in responsible and sustainable investing.
Portfolio 21 Investments is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment.
Portfolio 21 Investments is a member of the Global Footprint Network, which seeks to accelerate the use of the ecological footprint to assess and reduce our impact. The co-founder of the network, Susan Burns, was instrumental in the development of the criteria we use to evaluate companies.