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Thomas Schumann Water Security Fund™

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Countries: United States of America
Regions: Delaware River
Project SDGs:
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International Cooperation and Capacity Building (SDG 6.a)
Stakeholder Participation (SDG 6.b)
Project Tags:
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Safe, Affordable Water
Leaving No One Behind
Progress to Date: 1 Financial and ESG outperformance of companies which exhibit water stewardship versus companies that do not.
Services Needed: Communications & outreach
Financial support
Desired Partners: Business
Social Enterprise
UN Entity
Financial Institution
Investor
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2015  »  Ongoing
Project Website: thomasschumanncapital.com
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 68%

Project Overview

Thomas Schumann Capital® is the leading solutions provider working at the intersection of water security and sustainable investment to turn water management by businesses into a financial metric. Thomas Schumann Capital® has identified two key strategies through which smart, forward-looking investors can realize significant returns while contributing to global water sustainability: pricing water risk into financial securities, and investing in companies that demonstrate go...

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Thomas Schumann Capital® is the leading solutions provider working at the intersection of water security and sustainable investment to turn water management by businesses into a financial metric. Thomas Schumann Capital® has identified two key strategies through which smart, forward-looking investors can realize significant returns while contributing to global water sustainability: pricing water risk into financial securities, and investing in companies that demonstrate good water stewardship. Thomas Schumann Capital® is the sponsor of Thomas Schumann Water Risk Index®, the world's first benchmark index that prices financial securities according to their exposure to water risk. Thomas Schumann Water Risk Index® offers investors the ability to calculate the previously hidden factor of water risk into their investment decisions. Thomas Schumann Capital® also sponsors Thomas Schumann Water Security FundTM, which employs a proprietary methodology to assess the financial and physical water risk of blue-chip stocks. By investing in those stocks that are good water stewards, Thomas Schumann Water Security FundTM seeks to deliver long-term sustainable alpha whilst actuating social and environmental responsibility through advancement of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6, "Sustainable Management of Water.”

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Thomas Schumann Capital® is the leading solutions provider at the nexus of water security and sustainable investment. Thomas Schumann Water Risk Index® is the world’s first index series that outperforms benchmark indices while advancing a water-secure world, UN Sustainable Development ... Learn More

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