Young people driving push for sustainability investment

Mr Alvin Li is is the co-founder and chief executive of The Kommon Goods, an eco-friendly lifestyle brand producing non-plastic items.
Mr Alvin Li is is the co-founder and chief executive of The Kommon Goods, an eco-friendly lifestyle brand producing non-plastic items. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Millennials prefer to invest in firms or funds that target specific social or environmental outcomes

Rather than just investing for profit, entrepreneur Alvin Li wants to make a change in the world through his business.

Mr Li, 28, is the co-founder and chief executive of The Kommon Goods, an eco-friendly lifestyle brand producing metal straws, bamboo toothbrushes and other non-plastic products.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 18, 2018, with the headline 'Young people driving push for sustainability investment'. Print Edition | Subscribe