Executives in the mining and other environmentally taxing sectors are becoming more serious about sustainability as financiers and investors demand more sustainable practices from companies who want their money.

Global sustainability consulting firm Environmental Resources Management (ERM) said on Wednesday during the launch of its 2019 sustainability report that financing institutions and other investors are driving the shift towards green energy and the rise of impact investing by walking away from companies and projects that do not take issues such as environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns into account...

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