Trump is well known for his skepticism of climate change which ironically has led to an increase in socially responsible investments.
ESG investments were once considered risky niche investments – but that’s no longer the case. They currently account for over $20 trillion of assets under management.
Alex Bernhardt, Senior Responsible Investment Consultant at Mercer, says poor performance because of responsible investing is a myth that needs to be ignored.
More than one-quarter of the U.S. investable assets managed by professionals used sustainable investing strategies.
A partnership between the College for Financial Planning and US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment has led to a new certification.
ESG investing has been gaining strength and assets on a steady basis since the financial crisis in 2008.
Many investors are skeptics when it comes to socially responsible investing. The folks at Forbes believe that might be a good thing.
The move toward socially responsible investing practices continues strongly. Will it continue to the point where it's just called "investing"?