Archive: May, 2017

How does Impact Investing work?

How does Impact Investing work?

Impact investing requires investors to consider a company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR), or the sense of duty to positively serve society as a whole, before becoming involved with that company. This societal impact differs depending on...
Paris Agreement / COP 21

Paris Agreement / COP 21

The Paris Agreement is an agreement among the leaders of 179 countries to significantly reduce the emission of greenhouse gases in order to limit global temperature increase to well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6°F) and ideally below 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7°F)...
The “Triple Bottom Line” Concept

The “Triple Bottom Line” Concept

The Triple Bottom Line Concept (TBL) is the idea that it is possible to run an organization in a way that not only earns financial profits but also betters people’s lives and helps the planet. Business strategist and entrepreneur John Elkington coined the term...