Julia Dreblow: The truth behind building SRI portfolios

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Julia Dreblow of SRI Services

Julia Dreblow of SRI Services

There is little doubt that the Blue Planet II series marked a turning point in people's awareness of environmental issues, writes Julia Dreblow, founder of SRI Services and the Fund EcoMarket fund tool.

In a few short weeks, many who had previously overlooked plastic waste, climate change or biodiversity loss seemed somehow, suddenly 'aware'. And, although the series highlighted the challenges we face, the good news is that many businesses and their investors have been going through a similar process recently.   I was lucky enough to be introduced to sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) early in my career, when I was just starting out as a broker consultant at NPI.  The area chimed with my love of wildlife - and travelling to South Africa in 1994, shortly after Nelson Mand...

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