Investing for Impact: ESG Priorities

How do you know that you're investing your money in a way that is inline with your ethics? That's what socially conscious investing is all about. And if you don't know, it's a growing force in the world of investing.

What is ESG you ask?

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) refers to the three main areas of concern that have developed as central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of an investment in a company or business.

- Wikipedia

In this presentation about ESG investing in Vietnam, you can get a glimpse of the narrative, priorities and nuances of investing with this purpose.

The top concerns for investors address only some of the seven main sources of power in poor countries that grampa wrote about in Poor By Design. Maybe using his work to create an investment framework is in order.