Applying Sustainability to Investing
Fieldia’s goal in designing sustainability strategies is to address the sustainability issues important to investors while still providing broad diversification and emphasis on securities with higher expected returns. To meet this goal, Fieldia’s sustainability strategies integrate sustainability considerations within a robust investment solution that pursues higher expected returns through increased weighting to smaller market cap, lower relative price, and higher profitability securities.1
Fieldia’s sustainability strategies systematically evaluate companies across industries on key sustainability issues, including the primary sustainability impact considerations of high greenhouse gas emissions or potential emissions from reserves of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas that may produce those emissions. In addition, we may consider other factors we believe to be important to investors interested in sustainability, such as land use, biodiversity, involvement in toxic spills or releases, operational waste, water management, factory farming, cluster munitions, tobacco, and child labor, among other factors.