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.
Vanderbilt prides itself on being a firm specializing in ESG & Impact Investing, finance with a purpose. We take satisfaction in knowing that many of our Advisors are steering their clients into investing in a better and healthier future for our planet. While we support those methods to create a more sustainable planet through investing, we also do our part as a firm directly.
With Thanksgiving and other holidays just around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to appreciate all the good we have going for us, as a company. Vanderbilt continues to grow, thrive and be successful, because of a variety of factors. We also have things to be thankful for outside of the Financial Industry, from a societal and global perspective. Let us reflect on all that we are thankful for....
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.
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.