The Next Frontier of Sustainable Investing: Evolution in This Anthropocene Age

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry


The Next Frontier of Sustainable Investing: Evolution in This Anthropocene Age

Today, we humans have so altered conditions on Earth that scientists now term our era as the Anthropocene Age. Every investment we make is “a vote for the kind of world we want to live in,” says conscious investorBiomimicry38_DesignLens_Diagram_Only_Lifes_Principles Stuart Valentine.

This principle has long been recognized by the responsible investment community: we profit most by contributing to something greater than ourselves.

A new methodology based on Life’s Principles, or biological design strategies applied to human problem-solving through the practice and ethos of biomimicry, could point to “how” we can invest in the greater good.

When it comes to sustainable investing, should we look to Darwin? Jamie Brown of Ethical Markets Media explains on Talkback.