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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, […]
By LARRY SWEDROE The empirical research into the impact of environmental, social and governance (ESG) screening on corporate bond portfolios has found that not only do high ESG scores lead to lower corporate bond spreads, they also lead to lower exposure to the credit factor and reduced tail risk. This includes the […]
Two of the most dominant trends in global finance appear to be on a collision course. Driving one is widespread investor concern about the ecological future of the planet. Driving the other is revolutionary technology challenging the very structure of finance. Welcome to the ESG Vs Cryptocurrency death match. “We’re turning your […]
There is clearly a strong demand by investors for portfolios that reflect their ethical principles. Bloomberg Intelligence estimates that by 2025, somewhere in excess of $50 trillion (more than a third of total funds under management) will be invested with an ESG mandate. But what does the growth of sustainable investing mean for […]
The recent Glasgow climate change conference heard eye-watering numbers on the investment needed for the world to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The good news is that both the demand for, and supply of, sustainable investment strategies is exploding. The bad news is there is little agreement so far on how to […]