Sustainability compass for foundations (2018)

The focus of foundations should be that their objectives are not undermined by any investment activity as this might annul any effect; so a foundation’s purpose should be aligned with and supported by selective as well as purposeful investments. Nevertheless and especially in this low-interest-rate environment, foundations also face the challenge of generating attractive returns. But specifically this environment also makes it relevant for all foundations to apply a sustainable perspective and engage in relation to their investments.

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