Traditional financial investments are made by looking through the lenses of financial risk and profitability, often with a short-term view and minimal consideration for the associated social and environmental impacts.
Conversely, impact investing incorporates sustainability by seeking to balance financial gains with measurable social and environmental benefits, while taking a longer-term view.
Given the ongoing global transition to a low carbon economy, financial institutions are fundamental to providing the necessary funding for the green transition. Consequently, the financial sector is also going through a transformation with impact investing moving into the mainstream.
Optimal Greening designs energy projects with the requisite evaluation of environmental and social benefits to secure attractive financing terms.
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