According to the US SIF, total US-domiciled assets under management (AUM) using sustainable investing strategies grew from $12 trillion at the start of 2018 to $17.1 trillion at the start of 2020, an increase of 42 percent (SustainFi).
ESG funds, once thought to be a “passing fad,” continue to grow rapidly capturing more than half the new net money from investors in 2020.
If you’re not, you may want to consider it. Many investors are looking to make sense of the current turmoil in the U.S. and investing with their conscience can often help.
Michael Jantzi, Founder of Sustainalytics, spoke at the Morningstar Virtual Conference and shared his insights on the current market and impact on sustainable investing. He believes we’re at an inflection point and change is ahead.
The Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a new rule that would restrict using ESG funds in retirement plans.
Experts anticipate that Responsible Investing will dominate the investment space in the new decade and that Asia is poised to be the frontrunner.
As You Sow, an online tool created to as a “report card” for funds, expands the issues it ranks.