Over the last decade, ESG has gone from fringe to mainstream. Investors and companies have seen increased regulation, demands for transparency and a quest for standards all while tackling greenwashing.
For investors focused on sustainability, 2021 was a year dominated by the run-up to and takeaways from November's COP26 climate change negotiations in Glasgow. Although the Glasgow Climate pact arguably did not go far enough in tacking the climate crisis it did move the needle in the right direction, if only by a very small increment, according to asset managers who now give their views on what 2022 has in store for ESG. "A clear and continued focus on environmental considerations is inevitable as the dust settles on COP26. Regulatory scrutiny is likely to intensify as legislation ac...
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