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Stock Exchanges Adopt Sustainability Reporting

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As many as 21 more of the world’s stock exchanges could introduce sustainability reporting standards before the end of the year, bringing the total number to 38, says an official with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

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Genuine Sustainability Attracts Savvy Investors

RockTenn, based in Norcross, Georgia, one of North America’s leading manufacturers of corrugated and consumer packaging, has been focused on reducing the amount of solid waste it sends to landfills. By engaging employees from every department, such as finishing inspector Byron Manning, at one of the company's packaging factories, RockTenn recycles much of its process waste. (Photo courtesy RockTenn)

Attracting “sustainability-savvy investors” entails much more than conserving a little energy or doing a little recycling. “Investors want to be sure that a company’s sustainability efforts are focused on the material issues that affect its ability to thrive and survive,” advises Boston Consulting Group’s latest sustainability report.

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Social Investing Infographic

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Investing Infographic: Terms like “socially responsible”, “ethical”, “green” and “sustainable” investing are everywhere—but what do they really mean? To help clear up the fog around social investing terminology, the Maximpact team has created a handy visual guide.

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A Guide to the Different Types of Social Investing

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Those who want to invest their capital for good have a broad—some would say bewildering—range of choices today. Terms like “socially responsible”, “ethical”, “green” and “sustainable” investing are everywhere—and so are a range of investment opportunities. But what do all these words really mean when it comes to investing? And how can investors choose the right approach?

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