Sustainable investing goes by many names, including ethical investing, socially responsible investing, green investing, impact investing and ESG investing. While individual strategies will vary, it is generally characterized by a set of principles that govern how investments are selected using environmental, social, and governance criteria. Sustainable investing seeks to provide financial returns with a positive impact on society.
Carbon footprint, recycling energy efficiency, emissions
Human rights, racial and gender diversity, employee engagement, community relations
Executive compensation, board composition, lobbying activities, political contributions