IW Long Reads: The ethical dimension of investing

IW Long Reads: The ethical dimension of investing

Anna Fedorova takes a look at how ESG has become one of the most prominent investment trends of the decade

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Over the past few years, sustainable investing has been steadily gaining momentum and can now be safely described as one of the most prominent investment trends of the decade. Most recently, attention has turned to measuring the environmental and social contributions of a company to the wider world, both positive and negative, in an effort to gain more objectivity in terms of what can be considered an ESG-friendly investment. However, while science-based metrics to measure portfolio temperature are now emerging and even social impact is becoming easier to quantify, it is much harder to objectively...

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