ARTICLES

Climate Action: Building a Green Future

Building a Green Future – Vincent McCarthy talks to Aidan McKenna, Manager of the Climate Enterprise Action Fund at Enterprise Ireland, discussing supports available, objectives of the fund and whether the plans will be matched by action. The governmental agency is one of Ireland’s largest seed investors and so it also has the potential to play a pivotal role in making sustainable investment the standard, by embedding sustainability and ESG across all of their investment funds.

A Quality Approach to Sustainability

Individuals, the ultimate architects of a company and its culture, will need to be honest with themselves and choose whether they want to focus on appearance or substance. Corporate culture has been engrained over decades so strong characters, with character, need to step forward. If you don’t question things, then nothing will ever change.

The ESG Factor Magazine

Q3 2021, Issue 8 — The Official Quarterly Magazine of ESG Ireland. The latest issue features articles from leading investment managers, and interviews with Aidan McKenna of Enterprise Ireland and the co-founder of a startup focusing on cooling the cloud!

Investing with Impact

For a growing cohort of investors, financial returns aren’t enough. Those investors seek social and environmental progress in tandem with competitive investment performance. Impact investing through public equities provides an innovative mechanism to help realise their objectives.

Reconnecting with the Natural World

Reconnecting with the Natural World – A Chat with Jack Dwyer, Co-Founder of Vyra, a sustainability start-up aiming to re-establish the connection between people and the natural world.

Bridging the Knowledge Gap

We also recognise our responsibility as an industry leader to help our trustees and clients prepare for the challenges and opportunities that the future will present and were delighted in 2020 to support the delivery of Ireland’s first Responsible Investment Trustee (RIT) qualification.