Sustainable Finance

Sustainable Finance

At present the world is facing growing challenges from climate change and social inequality. Our financial system can influence the existing economic model and shape the world we currently live in. There is a rising sense of urgency for people and businesses to find sustainable alternatives to environmentally damaging behaviors. To combat environmental issues businesses are increasingly looking for ideas and suggestions to integrate sustainability into the very core of their business operations. Moreover, to prosper over time, companies will have to do more than just deliver financial performances. They must make a positive contribution in the society they are...

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European Union’s role in Sustainable Finance

The process of taking environment, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration when making impactful investment decisions in both the private and public financial sectors, which leads the way too many long-term investments in creating and fostering sustainable economic activities and projects is popularly known as Sustainable Finance. To begin with, environmental concerns include climate change, preservation of biodiversity, pollution, responsible sourcing of raw material, waste management, water and circular economy and specifying climate change adaptation as well as mitigation. Next, social issues refer to concerns related to for example inequality, inclusiveness, lack of investment in human capital, slavery, labor...

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