To Vicinity and Beyond

To deliver a more sustainable balance in our consumption driven economy, we will need to rethink what we consume and how we consume. In this article we cover Vicinity, a Dublin based company ‘looking to better connect consumers with local producers without compromising convenience’.

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Rainbow washing the SDGs away

The Sustainable Funds Group at Stewart Investors discuss the issues with the current application of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the creation of a principles-based framework to bring greater transparency to SDG claims.

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Employee Satisfaction & ESG

Professor Yoon shares with us the practical implications from his latest research paper with Professor Kyle Welsh – “Corporate Sustainability and Stock Returns: Evidence from Employee Satisfaction” 

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ESG: ‘Five Archetypes of Behaviour’

Thoughts on the “five archetypes of behavior” postulated by N. Craig Smith and Ron Soonieus in their Harvard Business Review article – “How Board Members Really Feel About ESG, from Deniers to True Believers” – which highlighted ‘the gap between aspiration and action’ when it comes to ESG.

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Social Impact: A Safe Place to Live

Dan Healy, a Partner at Irish Homes, shares his thoughts on the social housing challenge in Ireland, some of the solutions the government can pursue and why ESG makes sense within their own business model.

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Challenging the Greenwash

The Sustainable Funds Group at Stewart Investors explore the issue of greenwashing in the sustainable investment landscape, with some words of warning for investors.

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