ESG 'least important' factor for private investors in trusts

ESG least important across all demographics

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Survey: ESG least important factor for private investors
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Survey: ESG least important factor for private investors

While 65% of private investors said they consider ESG when investing, it is the least important factor when choosing an investment, according to a survey from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).

The survey of 454 private investors found that the most important consideration for them was a fund's performance record, followed by fees and charges, the fund manager's reputation, the asset management...

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