Georg Kell and Andreas Rasche highlight on Barrons that sustainability investing is changing the world faster than we may think.
- Environmental, Social, and Governance scores (ESG)’s are one way that investors can track how corporate practices are affecting the environment.
- There is a financial incentive for corporations to adopt more environmentally friendly practices as companies with higher ESG scores will receive more investors.
- Markets are addressing how corporations can become more sustainable and ecologically friendly.
“The resilience of sustainable investing is likely to have many causes, some of which are not yet sufficiently understood. However, what is clear is that investors’ appetite for firms with a strong ESG track record seems to persist during times of unexpected market turbulence.”
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