Sustainable investing will be the buzzword for the next decade
Various strategies can be called on when implementing a sustainable investing framework, from negative screening to impact investing
In about six weeks, the next decade will be ushered in. While it presents us with an opportunity to examine the decade past, it also allows us to look forward and consider which trends will transform the local and global asset management industry. There is growing consensus that sustainable investing is going to become a mainstream discipline and a key trend in the 2020s.
Regulators across the world have already set their expectations for the industry’s players with requirements of greater transparency, investment process integration and reporting. Sustainability factors have also shown evidence of enhancing performance within integrated investment processes over those that do not, while avoiding risks that may not have been avoided otherwise...