Investors' climate change good intentions not reflected in portfolios - Embark

ESG investors ‘talking a good game’

Jenna Brown
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"While investors are talking a good game, our Barometer suggests that many of those with investable wealth - i.e. those in a good position to do something about it - don't yet consider it important enough to influence their investment choices. With the UN Climate Change Conference kicking off in Glasgow shortly, this is a concerning insight." - Sara Wilson
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"While investors are talking a good game, our Barometer suggests that many of those with investable wealth - i.e. those in a good position to do something about it - don't yet consider it important enough to influence their investment choices. With the UN Climate Change Conference kicking off in Glasgow shortly, this is a concerning insight." - Sara Wilson

The majority of investors believe they should factor climate change into their investment decisions but many are failing to act on the issue, research from Embark suggested.

Results of its Investor Confidence Barometer revealed that, while climate change is an issue on investors' priority list, half of respondents said it was not important when making portfolio decisions....

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