Capital Group survey: Lack of innovation holding back ESG adoption

ESG Global Study

Kathleen Gallagher
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Research from Capital Group has found a gap between what investors would like from ESG products and what is currently on offer.

The firm's ESG Global Study, which surveyed 1,130 institutional and wholesale investors in 19 markets across the world, found nearly four in ten (39%) of investors think that lack of product innovation is holding back adoption of ESG. The study also found 46% of investors did not think there were enough funds aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Meanwhile, 47% felt the funds that currently target SDGs were "overly focussed on environmental issues". FCA unveils SDR investment labels Jessica Ground, global head of ESG at Capital Group said: "The demand ...

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