We believe that every effort should be made to preserve the environment we live in. It is important to us how our actions as a business and individuals affect the planet, which is our home. Our concerns are detailed in the Course book we have published. Every investor has another reason to care about the environment as the connection between climate change and investment returns is already established. Severe environmental deterioration leads to less growth. 1% of GDP is lost for every 2 degrees in global warming (Stern Report).
As a firm, we desire to leave the environment in the same or a better state than we found it. We have implemented the following steps and are seeking ways to continue to be pro-active: