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Montreal Carbon Pledge

Montreal Carbon Pledge

The Montreal Carbon Pledge is a commitment by investors to annually measure and publicly disclose their portfolio’s carbon footprint — that is, the impact on the greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. The Principles for Responsible Investment...
Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

Environmental economics is an area of economics that studies the financial impact of environmental policies. Environmental economists perform studies to determine the theoretical or empirical effects of environmental policies on the economy. This field of economics...

Morningstar Sustainability Rating

The Morningstar Sustainability Rating is a reliable and objective way for investors to see how approximately 20,000 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are meeting environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) challenges. Introduced in August 2016,...
United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic initiative that supports global companies whose CEOs are committed to responsible business practices in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and corruption. This initiative, implemented by the United...