Advancing sustainable investment practices in the mainstream investor marketplace through tailored data, research, and peer-to-peer learning.
Institutional investors, banks, and other private sector financial institutions oversee trillions of dollars of investible capital. How they choose to deploy these resources will have a large impact on which companies, technologies, and projects succeed and flourish. In a world where the dynamic challenges of climate change, population growth, resource scarcity, and inequality are testing the earth’s limits and our standards for human well-being, it is crucial that these financial actors allocate their capital in a way that accounts for environmental and social risks and supports sustainable solutions.
WRI’s Finance Center works to facilitate this transition towards sustainable private sector investment by focusing on: