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  1. Edwards Mother Earth Foundation: An impact investment case study

    A case study of a 100% impact investing strategy conducted by a private foundation with a $35 million portfolio. The report lays out a roadmap similar foundations can follow in pursuing impact investing.
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  2. Investor toolkit: Human rights with focus on supply chains

    The purpose of this toolkit is to help investors to engage constructively with the intention to encourage better practice from companies, thereby reducing human rights risks in supply chains. This toolkit focuses on practical engagement points with a business rationale.
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  3. Winning climate strategies: Practical solutions and building blocks for asset owners from beginner to best practice

    30 June 2018
    Based on interviews with 22 leading asset owners, this 2018 report explores the best-practices landscape for managing climate risks and opportunities. The report identifies barriers faced by industry leaders and presents a framework of ten building blocks for other asset owners developing and introducing climate strategies.
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  4. Empty nets: How overfishing risks leaving investors stranded

    In a report written under the Fish Tracker Initiative, this document provides an overview of seafood exposure in equity capital markets, focusing on fishing related risks. This report is written with the purpose of aligning the world's capital markets with sustainable management of fisheries and aquaculture.
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  5. From ‘why’ to ‘why not’: sustainable investing as the new normal

    25 October 2017
    This guide is based on more than 100 interviews with institutional investors at a range of investment funds, about their experiences with sustainable investing. This guide offers insights on how to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors with the investment process to help investors capitalise on sustainable investing.
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  6. The SDG investment case

    Companies and institutional investors are being asked to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business activities, asset allocation and investment decisions. The SDG investment case tries to answer the question: Why are the SDGs relevant to institutional investors?
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  7. Blueprint for business leadership on the SDGs: A principles-based approach

    21 September 2017
    Business cannot thrive unless people and planet are thriving. This publication presents a framework for the next generation of business leadership with the intention to foster contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at scale.
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  8. Factory farming in Asia: Assessing investment risks

    Asia's meat, dairy, and seafood industries are increasingly vulnerable to risks with the potential to damage returns. This report analyses twelve Asia-Pacific markets identifying five areas of risk including food safety and nutrition, public health, environment, animal welfare and labour standards. Each area of risk includes key questions for investors.
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  9. Navigating the sustainable investment landscape

    31 December 2016
    This paper informs asset owners about the current state of sustainable investing for US institutional investors. Drawing on the experiences of over 100 asset owners and investment professional as well as evidence from WRI’s own endowment the paper constructs a detailed outline of sustainable investing. It highlights the underlying motives and drivers, governance structures, relevant data and standards, investment vehicles, and key barriers that shape opportunities for implementation.
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  10. SDG Industry Matrix: Industrial manufacturing

    The Industry Matrix outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals with industry specific practical examples that companies can incorporate and follow. These industry specific ideas outline opportunities to create blended value by addressing both shareholder interests and welfare of the society. 

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  11. SDG Industry Matrix: Healthcare and life sciences

    Compiled by the UN Global Compact and KPMG, the SDG Industry Matrixes focus on the opportunities, principle-based initiatives, and opportunities for collaboration across seven sectors. This matrix applies to companies and initiatives in the healthcare and life sciences sector, highlighting the nexus between sustainability and value.
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  12. Paris Agreement

    The Paris Agreement is an agreement between Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that recognises the need to address climate change through adaptation and mitigation measures as a nationally and internationally collaborative effort. Parties agreed to keep global temperature rises to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
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