As the global economy experiences moderate upturn, the interest for and momentum around sustainable investing is growing. On the other hand, the report makes it clear that there is still a long way to go to a broader transformation in the global financial system. Socially responsible investing remains a niche. Moreover, the report states that the current system rewards those who prioritise short-term profits.
The same thinking pattern is characteristic for the policy-making, where stress is increasingly put on the short-term considerations. Combined, these trends create structural impediments, which undermine sustainable development