Intentional Endowments Network | Financial Performance of Sustainable Investing

There is now a critical mass of investors who recognize that issues of equity and environmental impact are central to the success of businesses and the long-term health of the economy as a whole. Endowments and foundations, charged with stewarding resources in the public interest over the long term, are increasingly integrating the risks and opportunities associated with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into investment policies and practices. Motivations for doing so include the business case, the moral imperative, stakeholder demands, and mission alignment.

There is now a critical mass of investors who recognize that issues of equity and environmental impact are central
to the success of businesses and the long-term health of the economy as a whole. Endowments and foundations,
charged with stewarding resources in the public interest over the long term, are increasingly integrating the risks
and opportunities associated with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into investment policies and
practices. Motivations for doing so include the business case, the moral imperative, stakeholder demands,
and mission alignment.

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