Sustainability 2.0 - the way forward

Based on past surveys, millennials are nearly twice as likely to invest in firms or funds with specific social or environmental goals.
Based on past surveys, millennials are nearly twice as likely to invest in firms or funds with specific social or environmental goals.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

As environmental awareness grows, sustainable investing will become mainstream in Asia

The Industrial Revolution started in the 18th century and took only three centuries to etch an indelible human signature on a 4.5 billion-year-old planet and its systems.

Today, with climate change outpacing society's ability to curb its mass energy addiction, two other revolutions are upon us - Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Sustainability Revolution.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 06, 2019, with the headline 'Sustainability 2.0 - the way forward'. Print Edition | Subscribe