The investment landscape Down Under is undergoing a seismic shift as more and more Aussies – particularly women and young people – opt for environmentally and socially responsible funds. What’s prompting this change in investing strategies and how can businesses respond accordingly?
People are searching for meaningful ways to mitigate the climate crisis, with a growing number recognising how they can use their financial power to drive pro-environmental action. Sugi shows users how much carbon their investments generate and teaches them how to offset these emissions.
While Australians’ attitudes towards renewable energy are on the rise – reflecting a growing appetite for more sustainable homes – issues around accessibility remain Down Under. Where are the biggest opportunities for innovation in the country’s journey towards green energy?
Gen Zers are increasingly prioritising banking that’s both ethical and sustainability-minded. Tomorrow, a challenger bank founded in Germany, positions sustainability as its top goal, leading the way for brands to merge necessary service offerings with values-driven behaviours.
Amid increased expectations of transparency, the negative environmental impact of finance – such as investments in fossil fuels – is increasingly public knowledge. Aligning with citizen concern, New Zealand is introducing a law that requires climate reporting from financial firms.