Why Pension Fund Managers Should Consider Chemicals



As you undoubtedly already know, non-financial topics – such as sustainability – are getting more and more recognised in the investment arena. The topic of sustainability goes hand in hand with pension funds. When handling money for several decades before it’s paid out to pensioners you need to plan ahead, and sustainability is key for healthy profits with longevity.

When following the developments in the financial area it is obvious that 95 per cent of sustainability discussions revolve around climate change issues. Climate change is indeed important and a lot needs to be done. Nevertheless chemicals are an important issue that need to be taken into account in investment analysis.

And not only that – I believe investors can help push companies to stop using toxic chemicals in its products and make healthy profits at the same time. Please bear with me, and I’ll explain how.

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