Speakers stress the need for the private sector to play a role in moving to Net Zero, but governments and even consumers must do their parts, too.
James Katz tailors his RIA, Humankind Investments, to serve clients who place the greater good at the top of mind.
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US SIF is hopeful that SEC’s initial look at climate and human capital management disclosure for corporate issuers will lead to even broader ESG rules, said CEO Lisa Woll.
Now regulation, reporting and transparency need to catch up to strengthen ESG investing, said Lisa Jones, US CEO, president, and head of Americas, at Amundi Asset Management.
ESG criteria, including factors like cyber security preparedness, are important to consider when deciding whether to finance small and medium sized businesses, according to Teresa Cutter of White Oak Global Advisors.
Using asset managers that consider ESG criteria in all the investments they make may help advisers from falling victim to false contentions of socially responsible investing, according to James Katz, founder and CEO of Humankind Investments.