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By LARRY SWEDROE The dramatic increase in interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has been accompanied by increased attention from researchers attempting to explain the sources of returns of ESG investment strategies. Specifically, researchers have sought to determine if the returns to ESG strategies can be explained by existing asset […]
The acceleration in investor demand for sustainable investment solutions is being matched only by the scale of the regulatory response. Every day, it seems, regulators announce new measures to improve clarity, consistency, transparency and accountability around the labelling of products identified as sustainable. But is all this new regulation helping? Or is there […]
In late 2021, world governments, meeting in Glasgow, reached a deal that for the first time targeted fossil fuels as the key driver of global warming and kept alive the 2015 Paris accord to keep global temperatures from rising beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. But less than six months after the […]
The momentum behind environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has become seemingly unstoppable in recent years, a fact reinforced by the COP26 summit in Glasgow. But while the motivations of investors embracing the sustainable investing trend are undoubtedly noble, there are still many nagging questions — among them what happens when the E, […]