Investing in conventional farms growing palm oil or soy is a sensitive issue. These crops are associated with deforestation and other undesirable environmental and social impacts. That is why &Green carefully checks whether companies have a sound ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) policy, and report on it transparently. Despite the careful checks, it remains a challenge to convince other investors of the importance of investing in the companies that have positive audit results.
Such investments are necessary to achieve positive impact. We have helped &Green tell their story by simplifying communications, targeting different audiences and presenting their impact clearly with visuals and text.
Despite COVID-19, &Green successfully acquired new investors and projects. Schuttelaar & Partners will continue cooperating with &Green to emphasise the impact of the investments and encourage more investors to follow in &Green's footsteps.