Thomas Schumann, Founder, Thomas Schumann Capital; Water Security Investor

Thomas Schumann, Founder, Thomas Schumann Capital; Water Security Investor

  • Thomas is a water security investor.
  • He is the founder of Thomas Schumann Capital.

 

Podcast

Overview

We know water is the source of life. But it can also be a source for portfolio diversification. Like gold and oil, water is a commodity—and it happens to be rather scarce nowadays. So, as with any other scarcity, the water shortage creates investment opportunities.

00:34- About Thomas Schumann

  • Thomas is a water security investor.
  • He is the founder of Thomas Schumann Capital.
  • He is a sponsor of financial and investment products for water security.

02:55- What is impact investing?

  • The shareholder capitalism that we still know is quickly now transforming into stakeholder capitalism because we have 7.8 billion stakeholders on the planet.
  • These are 7.8 billion humans and these are water users.
  • The triple bottom line is very important because it includes people planet and profit and specifically that sequence.
  • If you do right by people, if you do right by the environment then the profit follows.

04:12- Water is the single largest impact opportunity

  • We made up out of up to 70% of water.
  • Water is life and water is also business.
  • There are 17 United Nations sustainable development goals.
  • I specifically picked UNSCG six which is ensured access to water for all.
  • Water pretty much drives anything and everything.

09:26- What can the common person do about water security?

  • Being aware of the value and importance of water, and starts with reducing, reusing, and recycling.
  • Changing their eating habits because, for example, 70% of global water used goes into animal agriculture.

Profile

  • Thomas is a water security investor.
  • He is the founder of Thomas Schumann Capital.
  • He is a sponsor of financial and investment products for water security.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.