Two experienced and visionary authors show how institutions and individuals can go beyond conventional and sustainable investing to address complex problems such as income inequality and climate change on a deep, systemic level.
Establish the theoretical frameworks for system-level investing
Convene industry experts to discuss system-level investing challenges and to share solutions
Identify, examine, and disseminate best practices in system-level investing
Develop frameworks for measuring and reporting on investors’ impacts on environmental, social, and financial system-level issues.
Develop system-level investing toolkits and “how-to” guides for investors, asset managers, financial advisors, and others
Assess firms’ sustainable and system-level investing strategies, recommend enhancements
Profitable investment depends on the health of the physical environment as a source of wealth generation necessary for future prosperity
Natural resource depletion, climate change, and decreased access to fresh water are among those systemic environmental issues that threaten investors’ futures
Societies provide the foundational cultural and legal structures upon which businesses thrive
Income inequality, poverty, poor health, and dangerous working conditions – among other things – threaten societies’ health and the businesses that depend on it
The global financial system consists of an interlocking network of laws, regulations, institutions and customs that enable the smooth functioning of markets
This system and the investors that depend on it cannot thrive without stability, trust, credibility, inclusiveness, and transparency
The Investment Integration Project (TIIP) and the Moving the Market (MtM) Initiative—a collaboration between Humanity United, UBS Optimus Foundation, and The Freedom Fund—have released their roadmap providing policymakers, regulators, and investors with recommendations for how to make interconnected social and financial systems more resilient to inevitable future social disruptions.
Select of TIIP’s recent project funders and partners.