12 Sep '11, 9am

How can capital #markets help shape a #sustainable #economy? New report gives guidance #forumfinance

Sustainable Economy in 2040: A Roadmap for Capital Markets is a report by Forum for the Future funded by Aviva Investors. It shows investors how they can help create a resilient, stable and sustainable economy by investing wisely and using their power to shape the development of capital markets. Most guidance on sustainable investment focuses on how to make business as usual better, without looking at the bigger picture. Our recommendations are based on an assessment of the fundamental reallocation of capital required to achieve a sustainable economy. We believe this is the first time such an approach has been taken to sustainable investment. Forum for the Future has created a tool which defines the characteristics of a sustainable economy that operates within safe environmental limits and enriches people’s lives. Our Framework for a Sustainable Economy captures a comprehe...

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