Impact investing is moving out of the fringe and into mainstream investing, and the trend is supported by millennials who will soon benefit from a massive wealth transfer.
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ESG investing is becoming more of a mainstream consideration for investors. Asset managers are facing the challenge of having to meet clients’ non-material requirements as well as their long-term financial goals.
It’s a dilemma for fund managers to make divestment decisions on behalf of investors based on philosophical grounds. Does it reflect the investors’ beliefs and will it adversely impact returns?
Responsible investing is increasingly mainstream and relevant, but there are many words used to describe similar activities. What do they all mean and how do managers decide where to invest?
Banks are walking away from resources projects, super funds are dumping stocks based on human rights issues and climate change related shareholder resolutions are gaining wide support.
Impact investing is a growing field that is helping to address many of society’s most pressing challenges. It aims to achieve a financial return, as well as positive social, cultural or environmental impacts.
John D Rockefeller turned in his grave when the news drifted in that the Rockefeller Brothers Fund was divesting from fossil fuel companies. What are the responsibilities of companies, funds, directors and trustees?
Cuffelinks reader, Josh, asks: “Can you tell me about Impact Investment, how do I do this, and where do I go?” The market is gradually unlocking the challenges and potential of this sector.