14 Oct '16, 9am

ShareAction: How can you motivate investors to act on the SDGs?

This article originally appeared at Corporate Citizenship — as part of its " Leader Insights Series: Business Action on the Sustainable Development Goals," written by leaders from across industries and sectors. The full series appears here . Catherine Howarth, chief executive at ShareAction and Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, discusses below what’s needed to make the investment case for the SDGs. ShareAction is a U.K.-based NGO campaigning for responsible investment by pension funds and other institutional investors. It demands transparency and accountability to the millions of people whose savings are managed by investment professionals. Are the SDGs really relevant for companies focused on sustainable, long-term returns? Absolutely. I think they are relevant in two ways. Firstly, businesses can make a real difference to the achievement of the goals, and ...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/shareaction-how-can-you-...

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