ESG funds to break through $1tr by 2021, says SG

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By Burhan Khadbai
28 Nov 2019

Assets held by mutual and exchange-traded funds focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are set to rocket over the next few years, according to research by Société Générale.

“Investors are more aware of ESG issues than ever before,” said analysts at Société Générale. “Over the last three years, ESG funds’ assets under management have more than tripled. At the current pace, ESG holdings are on course to break the $1tr barrier within two years.

“Having ...

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