Investors are looking at ESG factors

Is there any evidence that investors are looking at Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) factors when considering their investment choices?  That is what a recent member survey created by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRC) suggests.

Key survey findings are summarized in ESG Issues in Investing: Investors Debunk the Myths ESG Issues. Notably, 63% of survey respondents consider ESG in the  decision-making process to help manage investment risks, 44% say that their clients or investors demand it and 38% agree that ESG performance is a proxy for management quality.

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The survey can be consulted here:  CFA Institute ESG Survey.

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