It's a frequent misperception that if one were to invest in sustainable funds they would have to sacrifice performance.
What was once a small "special interest" type of investing, sustainable investing rapidly over the past 20 years.
Interest in Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) continues to rise. In 2016 alone global assets under management in such strategies grew to $23 trillion.
Trump’s flurry of proposals to roll back environmental regulations and reject climate change science may seem like a death toll for sustainable investors, but it might have an opposite, galvanizing effect.
We’ve written recently on the upward trend of ESG investing and the asset inflows. But what ESG criteria are most important to institutional investors?
Everyone’s been saying lately how SRI and ESG investing trends are on the rise, as are the assets devoted to these strategies. So it must be true, right? Well, cynicism persists.