ESG Fund Options Multiply as Popularity Rises

ESG investing is rising in popularity, but there are many ways that asset managers can approach it

Jon Hale 9 October, 2018 | 8:20AM

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Sustainability has reached the status of a "megatrend" in recent years. A survey of asset managers conducted by Harvard Business School showed that more than 80% now consider ESG when making investment decisions.

As more companies take sustainability into account in their decision making, investors must also consider sustainability in theirs. The systematic consideration of environmental, social, and corporate governance, or ESG, factors within the investment process is how investors are doing that.

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Jon Hale  Jon Hale is a consultant with Morningstar Institutional Investment Consulting.

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