Have you thought about how they impact your investments and the world?
$45 trillion in SRI Assets globally as of April 2014 according to PRI
Socially Responsible Investing assets in Canada total $1 trillion a 68% increase since 2011 according to RIA
You're not alone
9-in-10 investors say that when making investment decisions it's important to choose products and services that are consistent with their overall values.†
It's an approach to mainstream investing that works to reduce ESG risks.
Environmental risks are created by activities that have a negative impact on air, land, water and human health and include such issues as species extinction, pollution, climate change and water use
Social risks refer to the impact that companies can have on society and addresses matters such as human rights, workplace health and safety and supply chains
Governance risks are concerned with the way companies are run. It encompasses areas such as corporate board independence and diversity, excessive executive compensation, transparency and corruption.
It's more than you think
SRI invests in mainstream, multinational companies based on their financial performance and ESG factors. It's more than screening for "good and bad" companies. It's actively working with them to improve their standing.
While there are other harmful (but legal) products used in society, there is no safe level of tobacco use and no established benefits to its use. Our approach automatically excludes.
There is no long-term solution to disposing of nuclear waste and the risk of nuclear accidents when they happen are catastrophic. Our approach is to automatically exclude.
We support alternative energy, but we don't automatically include it. It needs to be sound investment and meet our ESG analysis.
Our long-term vision for energy companies is that they will be positioned for a low carbon future, focused on innovation, progressive environmental policy while respecting human rights and Indigenous communities.
It's among the world's fastest growing investment categories.
It's a forward-focused way to invest.
It's an extra layer of risk protection.
It makes change in the world, and financial sense.
$RI prevents wealth destructin
by addressing ESG risks before they become costly catastrophies
We focus on the long term
We work with all sectors and prioritize ESG risks to ensure that companies respect human rights, safety, and fair compensation. This produces a stronger and more meaningful investment for YOU over the long term.