ESG: Will investors jump or be pushed?

Conventional wisdom dictates that applying an ethical or “socially responsible” overlay to your investments means you have to give up returns.

This view is reinforced by the language often used to describe the end result – companies are “excluded”, portfolios “divested” and investors are applauded for having “taken a stand” – all seemingly at the expense of returns.

However, there is a significant and material body of evidence which suggests that integrating Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) into the investment selection process can in fact have a positive, rather than detrimental, impact on returns.

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