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AVPN November Webinar: Fostering Innovation and Creating Impact via Sustainable and Responsible Investments

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Companies with good environmental, social and governance (ESG) management often perform better, and deliver superior financial as well as social returns over time.  Investing with a sustainability lens is therefore gaining more interest and traction.  In fact, it is estimated that over 90 of the world’s 100 largest investment managers have committed to (ESG) considerations into investment decisions, ownership and reporting by becoming signatories to the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), a UN-backed initiative. Additionally, Sustainable and Responsible investments can also be a strong driver for innovation.

In this webinar, we learned from two AVPN members who are leaders in this arena. Schroders, one of the largest asset managers in the world, shared their experience and approach to sustainable investments. ETF Partners shared their approach to investing in companies with innovative technology, as well as a strong environmental and social focus.

The webinar focused on the following topics:

  • Sustainable and Responsible Investment approaches.
  • Sustainable and Responsible Investment opportunities and challenges.
  • Examples of Innovative Companies with a strong technology and sustainability focus.

 

 

 

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A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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