Although sustainable funds have seen increasing inflows amid growing environmental awareness and the spotlight on social issues due to Covid-19, the industry still lacks a standard definition of sustainable investing. Nicholette MacDonald-Brown, head of European blend equities at Schroders, explains the firm’s three-pronged approach of people, process and purpose.
As investor interest in sustainable assets continues to rise, a big challenge is how to ensure fund managers live up to their ESG claims.
Identifying resilient companies in the sustainability space is as much art as it is science.
Japan’s $130 billion National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel has made a landmark first step into sustainable investment.