VISUALISING THE RISE OF SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

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  • Once considered an afterthought in the business world, sustainable investing has quickly become a frame of mind with a trillion-dollar potential.
  • With a wide range of global sustainability challenges and complex risks on the rise, investors are starting to re-evaluate traditional portfolio approaches.

Capital at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

All amounts mentioned in this document are in USD.

The image explains the meaning of sustainable investing and what the E, S and G in ESG stand for. Global growth in sustainable investments (USD$ Trillion) over the past 7 years showing how sustainable assets have gone from $13.3T in 2012 to $30.7T in 2018. Cultural shifts in the Nordic countries are key driving forces behind sustainable investing as Nordic investors are increasingly integrating ESG criteria into their investments. Numerous regulations and cultural shifts in the Nordic countries, UK and France are changing the course of the ESG landscape. Numerous regulations in the Nordic countries, UK and France are changing the course of the ESG landscape. Sustainable profiles of some of the world’s most sustainable corporations: software (Autodesk) and bioscience (Chr. Hansen) Sustainability is impacting multiple industries across the globe: map with focus on the US, Brazil, Denmark and Singapore. Sustainable profiles of some of the world’s most sustainable corporations: finance (Banco do Brasil) and real estate (City Developments Ltd) Extract from Larry Fink’s letter to CEOs: “Every government, company and shareholder must confront climate change”. Sustainable investing can be easily accessed through a myriad of products, including Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and index funds. ETFs and index funds provide complete transparency, allowing investors to align their approach with the objectives that matter most to them. The bottom line: as sustainable investing goes mainstream, it won’t simply be a niche in a broader strategy – instead, it’ll be naturally integrated throughout a portfolio.

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From eliminating certain exposures to focusing on the top-rated environmental, social and governance (ESG) performers, there are many different ways to incorporate sustainable investing into the core of your portfolio.

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