TED on finance: Making sustainable investments

Sustainable investing
By Eleanor O'Neill, CA Today

11 July 2017

TED Talks feature some of the best and brightest speakers from the worlds of business, academia and beyond. We offer this first instalment of three hand-picked unique insights into the financial industry.

Corporate social responsibility is a key concern of young professionals, and investment in sustainability initiatives has become the norm at many large organisations.

Forward-thinking Chris McKnett, Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Investing (ESG) at State Street Global Advisors, makes the argument for financial institutions turning their focus to social and environmental issues alongside profit.

The investment logic for sustainability | Chris McKnett | TED Talks

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