Why emerging markets offer the best ESG growth opportunities

Growing awareness of environmental factors

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Bruce Jenkyn-Jones of Impax Asset Management
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Bruce Jenkyn-Jones of Impax Asset Management

The opportunity set in emerging markets has been the biggest growth area by region for the Impax Environmental Markets investment trust (IEM) since its launch, according to co-manager Bruce Jenkyn-Jones.

He said when the trust was launched in February 2002, "there may have been the odd fund with the name 'environmental' but I do not think anybody was systematically targeting companies that were providing...

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