April 12, 2019
By Amanda LePoire, Director of Communications, Mercy Investment Services
As the socially responsible investment program of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Investment Services looks closely at how to use the sisters’ financial resources to support their five Critical Concerns.
In addition to engaging companies on environmental issues, Mercy Investment Services invests in projects that positively impact the environment, people and communities around the world.
Through the creation of the Environmental Solutions Fund in 2015, Mercy invests in companies focused on renewable energy, energy and water efficiency, materials recycling, green buildings and sustainable agriculture.
The fund includes 16 investments that, in 2017, created 3.9 gigawatts of clean energy and avoided 3.7 tons of carbon dioxide.
Projects include global solar and wind projects and other environmental solutions such as recycling, waste reduction and technology.Read More