Simon Goldthorpe: Navigating ESG investing in an increasingly complex world

Think carefully on ESG

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Simon Goldthorpe: "Issues of sustainability have been prominent in headlines for several years, but the coronavirus pandemic was the first real acid test of ESG investing and, on the whole, it seems to have performed fairly well."
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Simon Goldthorpe: "Issues of sustainability have been prominent in headlines for several years, but the coronavirus pandemic was the first real acid test of ESG investing and, on the whole, it seems to have performed fairly well."

While ESG investing seems like a straightforward concept, factors such as geopolitics cannot be ignored. But investing in 'unethical' countries can produce long-term positive change, writes Simon Goldthorpe

Not too long ago, ‘ESG' was just another investing buzzword, but the explosion of interest in sustainable investing strategies now cannot - nor should not - be ignored. On the face of it, this method...

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