LGIM's Pioch: Investing in diversity should not be done in 'isolation'

‘Power of fighting each other’s corners’

Cristian Angeloni
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Investing from a diversity and inclusion standpoint has started gaining traction within financial services, especially for those investors and managers taking into consideration the ‘S’ of ESG.

Several funds have been launched to market focusing on greater gender diversity and opportunities for women, and similarly for people of colour, such as the Mirova Women Leaders Equity fund and the SoftBank Opportunity Growth fund. But for investors wanting to align their monies with LGBTQ+ issues, Investment Week spoke to Andrzej Pioch, fund manager at Legal and General Investment Management, to see there were similar opportunities widely available. Although this could, arguably, be the natural evolution of investing in D&I, the case for LGBTQ+-focused investing is still very weak, P...

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