Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, November 1: Plenty of companies reflect some of the environmental, social or governance qualities that characterize sustainable investing. Unilever, for example, is lauded for setting a target to be carbon positive by 2030, by which time it hopes to cut its use of fossil fuels and rely only on renewable energy sources. In addition to making strides in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, Cisco Systems gets kudos for employing an above-average percentage (38%) of senior executives who are women. But no firm wins high marks on all measures. “There’s no perfection,” says Erika Karp, of Cornerstone Capital.
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