Removing the blindfold from sustainable investing

Grist | Jun 29, 2020 at 5:11 PM
  • The fantasy of saving the planet via ecoconsumerism and other individual measures has long since given way to a clearer vision: Effecting positive change for people and the environment requires action on an enormous scale.
  • ESG investors make decisions based on companies’ climate change policies and greenhouse gas emissions goals — as well as on their treatment of employees, transparency with shareholders, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, and executive compensation, among other factors.
  • Impaakt is a collaborative platform that invites people to research and rate companies based on standardized impact analysis methodologies.