Sustainability is an important topic for many private investors, who are increasingly looking to invest in companies that have a positive impact on the environment and society.
What are the reasons that encourage private clients to invest in sustainability?
Private clients are increasingly aware of environmental and social issues, such as climate change, pollution, poverty, inequality, and many others. These investors want to help solve these problems by investing in companies that are aware of their impact on the planet and are working to create a more sustainable and equitable world.
Private clients also want to invest in companies that have a long-term strategy. They recognize that companies that incorporate sustainable practices into their business model are more likely to thrive and succeed.
Then, private clients are attracted to the strong financial performance of companies that incorporate sustainable practices into their business. Companies that effectively manage their environmental and social risks, and are well positioned to meet society’s sustainability needs, are more likely to generate attractive long-term returns.
What areas are private clients investing in sustainability?
Private clients invest in a wide variety of sustainability-related sectors, including:
Renewable energy: Private clients invest in companies that develop renewable energy projects (solar and wind), but also in companies that are part of these projects (suppliers of materials, equipment, etc)
Clean technologies: Among the most sought-after investments by private clients in recent years are electric vehicles and recycling solutions. These two sectors are very promising and many investors have bet big on related projects.
Sustainable agriculture: We also find that private clients are interested in sustainable agricultural practices that contribute to the preservation of water and air, while generating interesting return on investment.
In conclusion, sustainability has become a major concern for many private investors who seek to have a positive impact on the planet while achieving attractive financial returns.