The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), started in 2015, provide a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet by ending poverty, improving health and education, reducing inequality, and spurring economic growth while addressing climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests, by the year 2030.
In 2015, the United Nations decided to release their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs,) a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." One of the outcomes desired with the institution of the SDGs is to create a clean, better and more sustainable environment for future generations.
It's Earth Day 2022 and it's a day that has us reflecting on what we can do to help the earth and our environment for us and future generations. This is a sentiment that has become increasingly prevalent in many different fields and can be something that is incorporated into people's portfolios and financial decisions.
Note from the editor: For Earth Day 2019, the team at VFG is celebrating with a week full of activities and consciousness around what it means to care about the environment. While our wheelhouse is in investments that focus on having a positive impact in the world, we are also a team of people who live our personal lives congruent with our professional ones. This week we’ll feature a series of blog posts dedicated to Earth Week.