October 12 (Businesshala) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are joining fintech company Ethik, which invests in the environmental, social and governance-focused (ESG) sector, marking another major corporate partnership for the couple Is.
The British couple, formally known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have struck a flurry of corporate deals to fend for themselves outside the royal family after their split announced last year.
It said in a statement that the couple became investors in Ethik earlier this year and were also invested by the company.
“They are deeply committed to helping address the defining issues of our time – such as climate, gender equality, health, racial justice, human rights and strengthening democracy…” Ethick said in a statement. Here.
Founded in 2015, Ethik helps investors move their money toward companies that “treat people and the planet with respect”.
Partnerships come as more entities are forced to consider the climate when investing and traditional investors are increasingly driven by ESG factors that were previously not included in a company’s balance sheet.
Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Harry previously teamed up with the Apple TV+ streaming service to make a documentary with Oprah Winfrey about mental health.
The couple also signed an exclusive multi-year production deal with Netflix Inc. and signed up for Spotify to produce programming that “enhances and entertains audiences around the world” and “diversified perspectives and voices”. presents.
Harry and Meghan live with their two children in a secluded $14 million mansion in the celebrity enclave of Montecito, about 80 miles (130 km) north of Los Angeles, which is also home to celebrities including Winfrey and comedian Ellen DeGeneres Is. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)