Date(s) - 09/10/2017
All Day

Lassalle Haus


Venue: Lassalle Haus Jesuit Centre

Convened by: Alliance of Religions and Conservation

The world’s faiths control a significant proportion of the world’s assets. They have in recent years become involved in investing according to environmental, sustainable and governance (ESG) principles. To date they have generally applied negative criteria or screening to avoid inappropriate investments from their portfolios. From this year some of the leading faith fund managers will start to work with clearly articulated and formally endorsed ESG criteria for positive investment. This is backed by a commitment to change the world by aligning their assets with their deepest values and principles. Against a background of political and economic uncertainty in many places around the world, 2017 will see a significant global breakthrough in the emergence of Faith-Consistent Investment (FCI

From Zug onwards the faith investment guidelines will be used as a basis to work with secular agencies and financial services providers to make FCI a reality, and help ensure the faith groups become recognised within the secular community as an important and proactive stakeholder in the transformation towards a more sustainable and just world.

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