How businesses, households, governments, asset managers, and investors interact in unpredictable ways to address the risks and opportunities related to climate change and other global trends. Why ESG investing goes beyond just buying an ESG fund or ETF.
Topics covered include:
- What are incentives, constraints, opportunities, and risks faced by businesses, households, governments, asset managers, and investors when deciding what to do.
- What is ESG and sustainable investing
- What are the different levels of sustainable investing practiced by investors and asset managers
- How investors can benefit from emerging technologies to combat climate change
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The Beauty of Everyday Things by Soetsu Yanagi (affiliate link)
Darmstadt Definition of Sustainable Investments by Johannes Hoffmann, Gerhard Scherhorn, Timo Busch (eds.)—Wuppertal Institute
FACT SHEET: President Biden Sets 2030 Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Target Aimed at Creating Good-Paying Union Jobs and Securing U.S. Leadership on Clean Energy Technologies, APRIL 22, 2021—The White House
CDP Climate Charity
Drawdown Framework—Project Drawdown
‘I Will Get Very Serious About ESG — But Not Yet,’ Allocators Claim by Amy Whyte—Institutional Investor
How Sensitive are Optimal Fully Renewable Power Systems to Technology Cost Uncertainty? by Behrang Shirizadeh, Quentin Perrier, and Philippe Quirion
Techno-optimism, behaviour change and planetary boundaries by Adair Turner—Keele World Affairs Lectures on Sustainability
Activate Your Money: Invest to Grow Your Wealth and Build a Better World 1st Edition by Janine Firpo (affiliate link)
Making Sense Podcast 244 - Food, Climate, and Pandemic Risk—Sam Harris
Why Invest in Disruptive Innovation?—Ark Invest
77: Does Ethical Investing Outperform the Market?
118: Are Renewable Energy ETFs a Good Investment?
140: How Climate Change Could Impact Your Investments and Your Life
251: Impact Investing and Intentionality