There is no doubt that these companies have made huge strides on water (and sustainability more broadly) in recent years and should be lauded. They are fellow environmental advocates and keenly recognise the fundamental importance of environmental issues to business and society. Nonetheless the time has come to push the aforementioned leaders (and their peers) to thinking more deeply about sustainability target setting - notably on water.
Aligning Investments in a Time of Climate Change: an Interview With ERI Scientific Beta on Low-Carbon IndexesMay 9, 2016 2:23 pm Leave your thoughts
Being able to match investment strategy with the financial and ethical interests of tomorrow’s contingencies requires an overhaul of the tools used to navigate yesterday’s investment climate. New instruments need to both ensure proper alignment with the prevailing market and inform the investor on the positioning of the portfolio with market and policy roadmaps, in the context of the ongoing transition to a low-carbon economy.