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Chris McKnett: The investment logic for sustainability

4fba9ca3a410be012b053933a3eccf35a8e8b8ee_389x292FILMED NOV 2013 • POSTED FEB 2014 • TED@State Street

Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world’s most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it’s large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn’t enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company’s environmental, social and governance structures, too.