For years, many investors assumed that choosing environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing came with a cost—a performance shortfall. Based on our recent survey, that picture has changed.
With environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns becoming more pervasive among investors, Europe has taken an early lead in ESG adoption. But North America may not be far behind.
ESG investing may not be common in North America right now, but based on our recent survey of institutional asset allocators, it may be on the verge of joining the mainstream.
A contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is a painful reminder of why America’s aging water infrastructure needs an update. Green bonds may provide a cost-effective way for governments to act and an opportunity for environmentally conscious investors.
The United Nations climate accord signed in Paris last December committed 195 countries to the first universal agreement to dramatically rein in greenhouse gases. We think it’s reckoning time for investors.
As Earth Day celebrations shift into high gear this week, it’s a good time for investors to think about the environment too. Start by mapping out the trade-offs of different approaches to responsible investing.
Curious about environmentally responsible investing? Learn more through our informative visual tribute to the issuers and investors who make the green-bond market thrive.
The Obama administration recently introduced its Clean Power Plan, which aims to combat US climate change. This groundbreaking project will clean the air and transform how we generate power. Will investors breathe easier as well?