I am an investor and a citizen with a keen interest in and commitment to sustainability. It is important to me that my investments perform financially, but also that they support companies that are aligned with my values and are helping reduce unsustainability. In this respect, the UN SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals), The Stockholm Resilience Centre’s Planetary Boundaries and the Global Footprint’s Earth Overshoot reports offer some useful guidelines. Over the years, I have also sought out ESG (Environmental Social Governance) investor information and evaluations to try to better understand companies more worthy of my support, however, I have become increasingly frustrated and unimpressed by the insights they offer.
Net zero emissions – the decisive decade is now