As more thought and money go into socially and environmentally responsible projects, Spanish entrepreneurs, investors and big businesses are following suit
Spanish consumers are increasingly conscious about the social and environmental impact of their spending choices and lifestyles – and local investors and businesses have taken note. As a result, socially responsible investing (SRI) has become not just a buzzword, but a major force backed by numbers.
In 2017, investments managed using SRI strategies in Spain amounted to €185.6bn. Of these, impact investments, which actively seek to produce positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside financial returns, amounted to €311m, more than tripling from €87m in 2014.
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