Sustainability Unwrapped

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In the past years there has been a global boom to invest sustainably, both in the private and institutional sectors. But what motivates to invest sustainably? How we as private investors can know whether a fund is sustainable? What should we look at when selecting the funds?

Get your answers in this inspiring Sustainability Unwrapped episode, where Hanna Silvola invites Magnus Alfredsson from Proethos Fund to explore and chart what we should consider when selecting sustainable funds and what will the future of sustainable investing look like.

Show Notes

In the past years there has been a global boom to invest sustainably, both in the private and institutional sectors. Sustainable investing provides an opportunity to invest by considering environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) factors. According to Bloomberg-Green, solely in 2020 the investment in ESG oriented funds in Europe topped 1,12 trillion euros (approximately US$1,4 trillion). Huge right? 
 
Based on recent reports and articles (such as MSCI or Millennials Are a Driving Factor in the Growth behind ESG Investments) younger generations especially women, but growingly also investors from all ages and genders are interested in sustainable investing, because of the growing concern of environmental and social and other related issues and secondly, because there is just more information available nowadays. Further, the swift in the markets has put a lot of pressure for all the companies to renew their strategies. Companies are judged rather on how they contribute to a more sustainable society than with short-term financial goals. 
 
Get your answers in this inspiring Sustainability Unwrapped episode, where Hanna Silvola invites Magnus Alfredsson to explore and chart what we should consider when selecting sustainable funds and what will the future of sustainable investing look like.  
 
Listen previous episodes at podcast website:  https://blogs.hanken.fi/sustainability-unwrapped/ 

What is Sustainability Unwrapped?

“Sustainability Unwrapped” is a conversational podcast, where science meets practice to think about our world and how to make it more sustainable. The podcast is produced by Hanken School of Economics.