Socially Responsible Investing
Environmental, Social, and Governance factors
Investing directly in specific projects to create a positive social or environmental impact.
· Environmental: Climate change,
natural resources, pollution & waste
· Social: Human capital, product
liability, stakeholder opposition
Canadians are interested in SRI and ESG investing*
77% of investors are somewhat to very interested in RI.
82% of investors would like to dedicate a portion of their portfolio to RI.
77% agree that companies with good ESG practices are better
And the dollars are flowing
Responsible investment increased from $2.1 trillion in 2017 to $3.2 trillion as of
December 31 , 2019*.
Why Choose Socially Responsible Investing?
· Feel good about your investments, knowing that you’re invested in line with your values
· Think bigger picture about how you invest your hard-earned money and go beyond personal profits.
It's a personal choice, but your money can reflect your ethics and social values.
Ways to invest with more of a purpose
There are a growing number of funds designed in ways that can help you invest your money in harmony with your values and help you support ESG issues that you care about.