There is a lot of information about companies' ESG performance. It's hard to know where to start. We can help break down how your investments can make a real difference on issues such as carbon emissions.
Since 1995, the explosion in interest in sustainable investing, and the concurrent increase in information from companies on their environmental and social impact has led to over USD 2.5 trillion in ESG funds at the end of 2016. ESG investing is mainstream.
The returns of ETF products, like KLD, which is the S&P 500 weighted for ESG factors, have performed broadly in line with the general market, making ESG investing a possibility for people who need to strong financial returns.