Most affluent investors would rather go to the dentist than invest in a company that hurts the environment (Business Insider)


Nuveen’s “Third Annual Responsible Investing Survey” found that interest in socially responsible investing is rising among investors yet only 22% of financial advisors said they were offering responsible investing options.

Seventy-six percent of the investors surveyed said they’d rather visit the dentist than invest in a company that pollutes the environment.

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Over 80% of investors said they would be more likely to work with a financial advisor who could give them competitive market returns for investments that make a positive impact on society.

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In the midst of a global pandemic, Apple announced one of the corporate world’s most ambitious environmental blueprints – to reduce the climate impact of every Apple device to net zero by 2030. The plan involves cutting 75 per cent of the company’s existing carbon footprint, not only for its own business but also across the manufacturing supply chain and product life cycle.

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