The financial system is not operating sustainably and it often fails society. We need to realign the system with sustainable, equitable economies. As investors, we need to go beyond ESG integration to achieve a sustainable financial system. Investors have a central role to play.
Most consultants and their asset owner clients are failing to consider ESG issues in investment practice – despite growing evidence of the financial materiality of ESG issues to portfolio value.
Former Vice President and Chairman of Generation Investment Management, Al Gore, introduces the PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation’s Fiduciary duty in the 21st century programme.