A common myth regarding Responsible Investing is that its application is restricted to a charity’s investments. For many charities, particularly larger ones, it makes sense to first address their investment policy, as this is likely where they can make the most impact. However there are several other areas of a charity’s business which if not considered under the lens of responsible investing, can impact the charity’s reputation and conflict with its aims. These areas are also opportunities to further the charity’s mission.
Below are some additional Responsible Investing considerations a charity could make.