Responsible Investing in a Global Pandemic

The Covid-19 crisis has thrown responsible investing into the spotlight, and some fund groups are using the pandemic to push for positive change

Annalisa Esposito 27 August, 2020 | 1:44PM

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Responsible investing has never been such a hot topic as it is right now. The coronavirus pandemic has brought in the spotlight the importance of polluting less to unfold a cleaner future for the next generations, as well as the relevance of social issues amid black lives matter protests.

Last month, Boohoo’s share price (BOO), for example, plunged after allegations of poor working conditions and low pay at one of its Leicester factories – and this might have not been discovered if it wasn’t for Covid-19.

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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