The U.S. faces some pressing challenges
2016 was the hottest year on record, as was 2015
The U.S. recycles less than 20% of its waste
Low-income families spend about 10% of their earnings on energy
Poor food choices are leading to higher childhood obesity
How are we helping to solve this problem?
Across our funds, our Sustainable Living investments have been addressing challenges like these by trying to divert waste from landfill; by promoting a more sustainable approach to food and farming; by refurbishing buildings to make them more energy-efficient; and more.
Since 2002, across our global portfolio:
Of CO2 was saved through renewable and green energy usage across our property portfolio in 2016 alone
Waste produced during construction diverted from landfill
Average reduction in annual CO2 emissions against baseline for all new construction projects
Our latest News & Views
Bridges Fund Management (“Bridges”), the specialist sustainable and impact investor, has acquired a majority stake…Read full article 14th August 2018
In Michele’s second Forbes blog, she looks at the demographic trends powering an increase in…Read full article 9th July 2018
“The Sustainable Development Goals present a unique and critical challenge for countries around the world….Read full article 5th June 2018