Millenials are credited for being behind the steady increase in socially responsible investing but a recent study shows other generations also find it to be of importance.
One of the biggest challenges regarding sustainable investing is a lack of understanding. Many investors are turned off by all the jargon and terminology.
With all the changes in the world today, consumers are becoming more and more knowledgeable on the companies with which they choose to interact and do business.
Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) has grown rapidly at a steady pace over the last decade and currently accounts for nearly $30 trillion of the investable assets.
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.