Erik is an independent, dedicated Chief Analyst for various European sustainable investment funds.
The analysis is dedicated to the gaps between corporate communication, corporate performance and societal expectations in the field of environment, social issues, governance and ethics.
His research is applied by investors for the tailor-made selection of securities for ESG/ethical investment funds and due diligence.
Investing with a purpose – with environmental, social or governance (ESG) aims in mind – is becoming expanding and offers opportunities for companies and investors alike.
As acknowledged Circular Economy expert , Erik’s focus lies on management and leadership development in the context of sustainability transition and the interface between strategy and corporate ethics.
“The rise of ESG Investing” – Erik van Buuren, November 2016
in the BIOCOM publication: Analysis of European Biotech Companies on the Stock Market, US versus Europe – Facts and Trends 2016
Investing with a purpose – with environmental, social or governance (ESG) aims in mind – is becoming mainstream and offers opportunities for companies and investors alike.
It is time to expand your ESG footprint!
In a financial markets, incorporating ESG in business strategies, due diligence and in reporting practices represents a real opportunity to attract a wider range of potential investors and to boost company valuations. Therefore I encourage companies accessing private finance to expand their ESG footprint!
- Double digit growth in ESG investments in 2014
- Need for transparency is increasing
- Private Equity embraces responsible investment principles
- ESG reporting is the new benchmark