Friday June 5, 2020

Moral Victories: The benefits of sustainable investing

Sustainable investing is no longer just about being ethically sound or environmentally friendly – it can also be financially rewarding

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

11th August, 2019
Laura Heuston, director and co-founder of Sustainability Works: ‘There is a real language gap’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

When Eoin Fahy started with Dublin-based KBI Global Investors 30 years ago, the concept of sustainable investing simply did not exist. With some minor exceptions, Fahy invested clients’ funds in any company he wanted to. Notions such as carbon emissions, climate change or gender balance were not on the agenda at all for investors. Three decades on, KBI is now a market leader in sustainable finance.

“Today it is impossible to imagine us investing our...

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