We are living through a period of enormous change - one that is upending established ways of thinking and working. This presents many challenges, but also vast new possibilities. And when we look to the future, we see a need like never before for businesses that are driven by a sense of their purpose – the reason they exist in the world. Therefore, we want Ericsson’s role in creating a more sustainable and connected future to drive everything we do today, and by imagining the possibilities of limitless connectivity for people, business and society.
ESG and sustainable investing have taken center stage in asset management. Climate and now oceans are leaders in this elevation with a proliferation of products, firms, and frameworks increasingly on investors’ radar screens. This is good news: the oceans are becoming broadly investable, with market-based opportunities across all sectors of the Blue Economy. These cover the entire asset allocation pie chart – equites, fixed income, private equity and venture capital.
Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy.
When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.
by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council
There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.
Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.
First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition. This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).
“5G will give countries new ways to project power through governance and diplomacy, foreign aid and trade, and security and law enforcement. At the same time, slow or poorly managed rollouts of these novel technologies can introduce new vulnerabilities to national and homeland security, constrain economic growth, and limit international influence.”