Climate change and environmental issues dominate investor concerns when it comes to ESG, with diversity ranking low on the agenda, according to research by Smith & Williamson Investment Management.
Although 2020 saw a 20% rise in the number of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) considering ESG in their investment decisions, only 9% of HNWIs placed diversity as an important ESG issue. Over half...
Asset managers must provide evidence demonstrating the right investments are being made both from financial and sustainability aspects, or risk undermining investors’ trust, Schroders’ Alex Funk says.
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