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#SRI — 29.09.2016

What are Responsible Investments?

Eléonore Bedel

Let’s take the French ‘Sustainable Financial Week’ as an opportunity to define the responsible investment concept…

Responsible investments apply the sustainable development concept to financial solutions. These are invested in selected economic players (e.g. companies, states and supranational bodies) based on two complementary approaches: Traditional financial analysis and extra-financial* analysis.    

 

*Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own need (Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs)