Why it has never been a better time for ESG investors

COP27 was held in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort

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As COP27 finally draws to a close, after marathon late-night negotiations on 'loss and damage' funding, Dan Kemp explains why it has never been a better time to be an ESG investor...

Amidst all the headlines of who was and was not attending COP27, the most important message of the conference is that capital investment by individuals and institutions is key to reaching a net-zero carbon economy and maintaining a world that is habitable for all. The required scale of this investment is estimated to be an eye-popping $4-$7tr annually, similar to recreating Vanguard each year. Fortunately, there has never been a better time to be an ESG investor. This conclusion may seem counterintuitive to those that have invested in ESG strategies on behalf of their clients over the...

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