This research reinforces our 2014 report, which found that environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing provides more than a feel-good factor: it can also be good for portfolio performance.
Today, both retail and institutional investors across the globe are broadening their understanding of fiduciary duty to include responsible investing. And rather than viewing their ESG efforts as a worthy sacrifice of returns, investors can now see – backed up by a growing body of research – that a principled approach to investing can enhance portfolio performance.
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