Positive Impact Portfolios – Q3 update

Our quarterly updates feature companies that our funds invest in, showcasing their solutions to real world problems.

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail   by Louisiana Salge, 1st September 2019

The EQ Positive Impact Portfolios invest in funds that are making a positive impact on society and the environment by investing in companies that provide solutions to real world problems. We use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a way to map this impact of their products and services.

Our quarterly updates feature examples of these companies and funds –here we will focus on three examples relating to:

  • Goal 7 – affordable and clean energy
  • Goal 3 – good health
  • Goal 10 – reduced inequalities

The United Nations’ Global Goals were adopted in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 17 Goals provide a holistic framework for action around the most critical issues for society and for our planet.

Contact our team

Have a question about the EQ Positive Impact Portfolios? Please email positive@eqinvestors.co.uk, we’re always happy to hear from you.

About the author: Louisiana Salge

Louisiana joined EQ in October 2018 as an Impact Specialist after completing a masters in sustainable business at Imperial College London. Her MSc thesis was on impact reporting and this research led to the publication of EQ’s 2018 Impact Report for the Positive Impact Portfolios. She is now responsible for impact fund research and further evolving EQ’s impact strategy.

Louisiana graduated from UCL with a BSc in Geography and spent a year working for a Cleantech innovation research company before starting her masters.

Outside of her career, Louisiana loves travelling and discovering new places, cooking with friends and spending time outdoors.

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