'ESG will soon become the norm' - Julie-Ann Ashcroft

PA's ESG Masterclass

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We are heading towards a tipping point where responsible becomes the norm and not the exception, according to Aberdeen Standard Capital.

The firm's head of investments Julie-Ann Ashcroft said the growing amount of data available on ESG means it will soon be impossible for investors to ignore. She told delegates at Professional Adviser's ESG Masterclass: "We are heading towards a tipping point where increasing disclosure of ESG data mandated by regulation converges with our growing desire to be more informed means to ignore the impacts of our investment choices would have to be a conscious decision," she said. "We are going to be informed to the point where we would physically have to put our head in the sand to ignore ...

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