As we bid farewell to the financially unstable year that was 2012, it is timely to look again at the role of sustainable investment in our global economy. As environmental concerns are increasingly ushered to centre stage of international diplomacy, we must examine where this form of investment is headed.
Defining sustainable investment
Sustainability is an infamously tricky word to pin down. In the business world, sustainability is the recognition and inclusion of environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) in financial analysis.
The replacement of traditional by sustainable investment could be envisioned under the conception of sustainable capitalism.
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