ESG investing bears growing profits: asset manager
Investment strategies built around environmental, social and governance standards are growing in profitability, with new geographic trends adding to their value, says an asset manager. by Lachlan Maddock - January 16, 2020 0 comments Amundi Asset Management analysed the performance of 1,700 companies across five investment universes, corresponding to MSCI indices.
Their research – ESG investing in recent years: New insights from old challenges – found that ESG strategies tended to penalise ESG investors between 2010 and 2013, but rewarded investors after 2014.
“We have observed a massive mobilisation of institutional investors on ESG,” Amundi wrote in the research.
“This has impacted the supply/demand mechanism with a subsequent effect on stock prices. Even though this concerns European ...