How to bridge the gap between profit and responsibility
Monday 10 January 2022 – Vol.13 Ed.2.1
Commentary: US funds get to grips with sustainable investing
By Taylor Pearce in London
Environmental, social and governance investment and regulation have grown exponentially in the US, posing new challenges and opportunities for investors. Consumers and clients are demanding more transparency and ESG products. How can financial institutions bridge the gap between fiduciary obligation and ESG responsibility? Can asset managers reconcile doing well with doing good?
Read the full commentary on the website.
Report: ESG and US asset management: The future is now
Forward-thinking asset managers in the US are accelerating their ESG credentials at pace, incorporating the sustainable lens across their portfolios. They can and want to do more – but they need better data, engagement from regulators and more clients to join them on the journey, according to a report published by OMFIF and Mazars. ‘ESG and US asset management: the future is now’ features interviews with ESG specialists at some of the world’s most influential asset managers. It finds that some big US funds were late to incorporate ESG policies.
Download the report here.