Finance - 23/April/2020

Responsible investors see greater role after pandemic

Investors taking ESG issues into account are increasingly examining future scenarios, particularly around climate change

STRONG PERFORMANCE
Climate-focused stocks and shares that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have significantly outperformed their price benchmark during the coronavirus pandemic

FORWARD LOOKING
The pandemic illustrates the need for investors to undertake more forward-looking analysis to take into consideration potential systemic health risks and risks related to climate change

KEY QUOTE 
A consequence of this will be to make responsible investment the norm ...

 

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