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U2’s Bono throws star power behind impact investing

What do classic rock and investing have in common? In the case of Bono, the lead singer of 80s rock juggernaut U2, they both depend on sustainability to grow and thrive. Bono, also a well-known activist, has teamed up with

Dell Continues to Close the Loop on E-waste

Dell continues to make headway on its plans to dramatically increase the amount of repurposed and reclaimed content in its supply chain, with a goal of 100 million pounds of reused materials in its products by 2020 (double its original

Tips to make sure your investments are ethical

Ethical investing is taking off in Australia and investors have more options than ever before. Funds labelled ‘ethical’ or ‘responsible’ have more than quadrupled in size over the past three years, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). Here are some ways

Socially conscious investing has quadrupled in the past decade

Investors like their money to make money. But increasingly, according to a new report from the Harvard Business Review , they expect it to do good, too. In 2010, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments made up approximately $3 trillion

Financial Advisors Looking For More ESG In Fixed Income

Among financial advisors with 3 to 9 years of experience, 99% of those using individual bonds discussed the topic of social impact and ESG goals with their clients. This represents a 25% increase compared to advisors with over 10 years

FTSE Russell launches Chinese green bond index

Global index, analytics and data provider, FTSE Russell, has launched the Chinese Green Bond Index Series, which will track bonds where the proceeds are used to finance climate and environmental projects in mainland China. The index, which would include 126

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