Tag Archives: sustainable

ES Votes That Matter

By | August 13, 2021

Attention to and interest in environmental and social (ES) issues increased exponentially in the past decade by concerned citizens worldwide, governments, regulators, individual investors, and intermediaries such as mutual funds. The number of ES funds more than doubled over the past few years, and the amount invested through them grew even more. These ES funds typically favor investments… Read More »

Does It Pay to Invest in Sustainable Startups?

By | June 30, 2021

Sustainable investing (or impact investing) is arguably the hottest topic in global finance. Morningstar reports that ESG-oriented mutual funds’ net capital inflows quadrupled in 2019 to $20 billion, and signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investments (PRI) had $86 trillion assets under management (AuM) in the same year. However, the economics of sustainable investing are contentious… Read More »