Deep Dive: Identify genuine commitment to ESG

Look beyond fund name and holdings

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Kate Elliot of Rathbone Greenbank Investments
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Kate Elliot of Rathbone Greenbank Investments

Kate Elliot, head of research at Rathbone Greenbank Investments, dives into ESG – governance.

Earlier this year, the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance published its fifth biennial review of the sustainable and responsible investment market. This found that global assets under management, which take account of environment, social and governance (ESG) factors in portfolio selection and management, stood at $35.6trn at the end of 2020 - a 15% increase since the last review in 2018.  It is therefore unsurprising that there has been a parallel rapid growth in the number of collectives that integrate ESG factors into their investment process or which follow a specific sustainabili...

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