可持续投资市场的兴起 The sustainable investment market is emerging
The number of signatories to the responsible investment Principle has increased year by year. Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is an international network dedicated to understanding the Investment impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors and supporting their signatories to include these factors in their investments and decision-making. The guidelines were announced on the New York Stock Exchange in April 2006. Since then, the number of signatories has grown from 100 to more than 2,600, with total assets under management reaching $89tn, of which more than $20tn is invested in related ESG investments.
永续经营的决策 Decision making of sustainable operation
Sustainable businesses have progressive environmental and human rights policies. To be considered a sustainable enterprise a business has to reflect the following:
It incorporates principles of sustainability into each of its business decisions.
It supplies environmentally friendly products or services that replace the demand for non-green products and/or services.
It is greener than traditional competition.
It has made an enduring commitment to environmental principles in its business operations.
Put simply, it’s a business that “meets the needs of the present world without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’’