Sustainable and impact investing is investing with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. It is a way to manage risk and to source opportunities. Sustainable investments now account for $1 in $3 under management in the US.
That is trillions of dollars!
Sustainable and impact investing continue to grow as investors both large and small are choosing to invest with their values. There have also been numerous studies that show sustainable investing can actually be a be a better way to invest.
In many cases, sustainable investments outperform traditional investments.
Most individuals are unaware that as they are protesting climate change and injustice, they are likely also funding them. Our investments are the best tool we have to vote for the world we want to live in. As James Baldwin said,
“We are responsible for the world in which we find ourselves, if only because we are the only sentient force which can change it.”
In this course you will learn from an impact investing advisor, what impact investing is, and how to do it. The course explains how to invest with impact across all asset classes and all impact themes, which include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You will also join a community of others like yourself, who want to make a difference.
This course gives you the knowledge and tools you need to invest with impact. You can be an impact investor, whether you are an accredited investor or only have a bank account. The course includes 9 lessons that can be completed over 1-3 weeks. Each lesson features a written (or audio) component that can be read in one sitting. There are resources for each lesson that include videos, tools, and further reading.
You will learn the different ways to invest with impact across all asset classes for all levels of wealth. This includes the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on climate change and social justice.