A discussion between Shin Furuya, our Director of Impact Strategy and in-house expert on the future of food, and Mary Cobble, an Investment Analyst at Domini Despite the rapid changes and new advancements happening around us, one cornerstone of our society feels like it has failed to keep pace: our food systems. One in ten … Continued
Participating investors will focus on mobilizing companies deemed to be systemically important to the goal of reversing nature and biodiversity loss by 2030; the initiative is encouraging investor signatories to participate ahead of its spring 2023 formal launch.
At Domini, as we confronted the complexities of climate change, we realized just how important the stability of these environmental and societal systems are to us. When these systems are unstable, our investments can be exposed to non-diversifiable risks. As investors, we are well-served to pay attention to these systems’ potential risks and rewards.
Financial Institutions Call for Support of Finance Ministers for an Ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework
The CEOs of leading financial institutions Aviva, Domini Impact Investments LLC and Storebrand Asset Management, have sent a letter on behalf of the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation to the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action to address the importance of and take urgent action towards aligning financial flows with the goals and targets of the Global Biodiversity Framework in the run-up to the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Canada in December 2022.
If you were to take stock of the items in your home, particularly the kitchen and bathroom, it wouldn’t be hard to identify numerous items that commonly include one of the four major commodities driving deforestation: palm oil, cattle, soy, and wood pulp and paper products . Palm oil is used in items like lipstick, … Continued
Companies Drive Deforestation. Investors: Getting to Forest-Positive Most tropical deforestation is driven by just four commodities: palm oil, cattle, soy, and wood products. These products are produced and bought by major corporations and find their way into our everyday lives. With fires raging in the Amazon and Indonesia, as well as Australia and California, many … Continued