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Until recently, many investors considered environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors too expensive to prioritize. The belief was that focusing on these factors would make it harder to maximize returns.

Recent research, however, has proven the opposite to be true. A 2020 report from the US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment found that investments prioritizing sustainability grew from $12 trillion in 2018 to $17.1 trillion in 2020, a 42% rise. According to Reuters, as of 2021, ESG funds accounted for 10% of worldwide fund assets. Morningstar looked at 754 sustainable funds and found the majority outperformed non-ESG funds, as reported by Financial Times.

Read the full article here: How To Become The ESG Company You Want To Be

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