Earth Capital wins award for Most Innovative ESG Product at the ESG Investing Awards 2020

Date published: Thursday, 5 March 2020

We are pleased to announce that we have won the award for Most Innovative ESG Product for the Earth Dividend™ at this year’s ESG Investing Awards.

The decision was made by a panel of experts in sustainable finance from top academic institutions and financial sector leaders.

The Earth Dividend™ is a measurement of an investment’s sustainable development impact and is based on international best practice, mapped to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Considering the entire supply chain, it forms a key part of our due diligence process and is reported annually for each of our investments.

Our co-founder and Chief Executive, Gordon Power, said: “This award recognises the importance of an effective and transparent approach to measuring the impact of investments. We hope that the Earth Dividend™ will continue to spearhead the industry towards more meaningful sustainable investment that has a genuine impact.”

Our Chief Sustainability Officer, Richard Burrett, said: “We are delighted to win the award for the Most Innovative ESG Product. We believe that deeper ESG integration is critical across the whole investment cycle. Our Earth Dividend™ tool enhances our due diligence, investee performance management and reporting; adding value across the investment process.”


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