30th Anniversary-Part 2-GreenMoney-Sept.2022

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Reflecting on the ESG Industry’s Strong Foundation and Bright Future

Tim Smith
Boston Trust Walden
In light of my forthcoming retirement at the end of the year, I am especially pleased to be included in this 30th anniversary issue of GreenMoney. It has been a tremendous privilege to be embedded in the evolution of ESG Investing for 50 years, first at ICCR and then at BTW. This is an occasion to look ahead at the ESG industry’s future. But first, let’s reflect on the foundation laid by investors since 1971.
GMs vision for a more sustainable and equitable future by Kristen Siemen

The Next 30 Years: GM’s Vision for a More Sustainable and Equitable Future

Kristen Siemen
General Motors
From the 2022 Archives – For GM, the pandemic became an opportunity for company-wide innovation. With the development and launch of numerous EVs, we showed ourselves and the world just how agile and creative we could be, even during a challenging time for everyone across the globe. Today, we’re using what we’ve learned to propel forward our vision of an all-electric, more sustainable and more inclusive future.
Market Infrastructure Built Over the Past Three Decades Will Help Fuel the Next 30 Years by John Streur Calvert

Market Infrastructure Built Over the Past Three Decades Will Help Fuel the Next 30 Years

John Streur
Calvert Research and Management
As we look forward to the next 30 years, we believe that capital markets are on the precipice of an increase in the impact of corporate ESG performance on security prices. We expect a corresponding acceleration of capital deployed to solve the environmental challenges, such as greenhouse gas emissions and plastic pollution. We also expect improvements in corporate DEI performance.
Envisioning Transformational Change in Who Builds Wealth and How by Kelly ODonnell Homewise

Envisioning Transformational Change in Who Builds Wealth and How

Kelly O’Donnell
What could the next 30 years bring? At Homewise we are working towards a future in which a growing and increasingly diverse spectrum of Americans have the opportunity to build intergenerational wealth and foster strong communities through homeownership. We believe that this work, if taken to scale and adequately resourced, could transform the distribution of wealth and opportunity in America within 30 years.

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2022 GreenBiz 30 Under 30 List of Sustainability Leaders

Transforming CO2 into concrete and plastics. Designing cutting-edge green university campuses. Sourcing circular materials for consumer electronics, cleaning products and fashion. Expanding diverse talent in sustainability professions. Those are just a few of the ambitious efforts of the 2022 members of the GreenBiz 30 Under 30 list.

Ten Nature-Inspired Companies Addressing ESG Issues

From inventing higher-performing and more sustainable renewable energy systems, to reducing food waste, to solving the plastic waste problem, the 2022 Ray of Hope Prize finalists offer inspiring solutions through their use of biomimicry. The finalists were selected from companies from around the world by Biomimicry Institute team and other experts.

The Way You Invest Matters: Setting the Stage for the Next 30 Years

The first phase of the responsible investment movement has matured. We, at Domini, believe the way companies respect their relationships with people and the planet adds value to the investment decision-making process. Our stakeholders include the natural ecology, work forces, suppliers, customers, investors, taxpayers, and communities, both locally and in the global sense.

The Next 30 Years: Investing in the Transition to a More Sustainable Economy

The transition to a more sustainable economy will require more intentionality than we see today, in the sense that businesses, capital markets, civil society and governments will need to reach consensus on goals and how to reach them. We should not underestimate the immensity of this challenge, transitioning from a depletive economic model to a more circular, restorative economic model.

What Would Nature Do? What Would Nature Have Me Do? The Next Thirty Years

I see a great reconnection in business and investing taking root – a joining-up of finance and the wisdom of our natural world. I don’t mean a focus on investing in nature, though that is vital. I mean a focus on investing as nature, a shift in how our decisions are considered and made and monitored. It reflects a deeper level of reunion, a reconnection of investing with the world it is meant to serve.

It’s Official: The Climate Crisis is a Health Emergency

It’s natural to want to celebrate our progress in the fight against climate change. Since GreenMoney’s founding in 1992, we’ve had a few wins —we’ve bent the emissions curve, leaders have committed to cutting emissions further, EV sales have skyrocketed, and clean energy costs have declined. Investors are investing in communities now experiencing the direct effects of climate change. But there is still much work to do.

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