Louie French: A decade of change in ESG investing

Biggest changes over last 10 years

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Louie French: "In 2020 alone, more than 300 funds were launched in the sustainable fund universe - roughly equivalent to double the entire global sustainable universe in 2011.  This explosive growth has meant fund selectors now have far more choice than ever before."
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Louie French: "In 2020 alone, more than 300 funds were launched in the sustainable fund universe - roughly equivalent to double the entire global sustainable universe in 2011. This explosive growth has meant fund selectors now have far more choice than ever before."

Louie French looks back at the rise and rise of ESG investing over the past decade. And says now, more than ever, investors must do their homework...

The dizzying rise of ESG investing has arguably been the most striking feature of asset management over the last 10 years. According to Morningstar, ESG fund assets surpassed $1trn in December 2019...

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