Tackling the real root of the ESG problem

Less environment, more governance threatens to undermine firms' green credentials

Jayna Rana
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It is no surprise the demand for environment, social and governance (ESG)-based investing has sky-rocketed in recent years, writes Jayna Rana.
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It is no surprise the demand for environment, social and governance (ESG)-based investing has sky-rocketed in recent years, writes Jayna Rana.

It is no surprise the demand for environment, social and governance (ESG)-based investing has sky-rocketed in recent years, writes Jayna Rana.

The combined AUM of global mutual funds with an ESG focus passed $1trn in October last year, rising by 60% since 2012, and 2018 saw 410 new launches in the space, according to Morningstar. But until...

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