Taking Stock – What is Driving ESG Investing?
- ESG Investing is not commercial suicide
- Pressing concerns that belie the opportunities
- What is Phillip’s ESG Strategy?
“Vital Signs 2007-2008: The Trends That are Shaping Our Future” was a book I read with a quote from Utah Phillips that said, “The earth is not dying. It is being killed, and the people killing it have names and addresses.” The economy is consuming the very systems we need to survive. Consumer lifestyle prevails today and continues to support fossil fuels and raise production of livestock and grain that require massive amounts of land. Warning signs about weather-related disasters, sea-level rise and the collapse of entire ecosystems have been lit as early as 1992, and climate change is just one indicator. More science-based evidence has surfaced since, but more collective action is being taken today to solve our climate crisis. There are more opportunities than what is currently on the table if we decide to look further than Agenda2030… (continued)
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