Many investors want to make the world better while also making money. That leads us to ESG dividend stocks. These holdings fit the environmental, sustainable, and governance “ESG” framework required to be a company in good ethical standing. However, the dividend component of many ESG investments ensures that shareholders are also regularly rewarded for their investments in these firms.
It’s easy to think of ESG stocks primarily being directly in high-tech areas such as electric vehicles, solar panels, etc. But many of the benefits of ESG investing come from re-thinking approaches to traditionally “dirtier” industries.
For example, these three socially responsible companies have helped chart a more sustainably green approach to industries as diverse as sanitation, paper products, and telecommunications. Let’s dive in.
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