What is ESG?

Video: From climate change to workers' rights, ESG is a big part of the investing world. We're back at the investment board to explain what it means and why it matters

Holly Black 13 November, 2020 | 10:47AM

 

 

Holly Black: Welcome to the Morningstar Investment Board. I'm Holly Black. Today, we are talking ESG. ESG is getting an awful lot of attention in the investing world at the moment, increasingly popular way for people to invest, but really confusing. Why is it confusing? Because it's got so many names and so many different ways that we refer to it and it's all very personal how we think about these things. So, it can be called ethical investing, sustainable investing, SRI, green, impact. It is no wonder that most people end up looking a bit like this chap when they are trying to work out if ESG is for them. Their legs shrink, their head gets massive. It's all quite terrifying.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

 

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