This post is a summary of my thoughts from a panel I participated on at the 2015 Social Finance Forum on November 12, 2015 in Toronto. Climate change is a big problem, and it requires big money. The World Economic Forum concludes that an additional (above-business-as-usual) $0.7 trillion USD per year in clean energy investment is required to transition […]Read More ›
Video: Socially Responsible Investing, In Plain English
With the SRI Conference coming up next week, it might be useful to provide a basic overview of what SRI – or socially responsible investing – is.
Some people hear the words “socially responsible investing” (SRI) and picture a crunchy-granola type investor or a starry-eyed idealist. The new video produced by Standard Life shows that the truth is actually more interesting, and very different.
Stay tuned for coverage from the Canadian Responsible Investment Conference in Montreal next week on SocialFinance.ca, and follow the Twitter hashtag #riconf2012 for updates as well!