The increase in hunger for environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing is rapidly generating a surge in new products and services. The growth of sustainable investment in financial markets accounts for approximately 40% of all professionally managed assets across the big HICs. Arguably, the reason for this is the policy agenda whereby there has been increasing numbers of regulation put in place surrounding sustainable finance. At the start of COVID-19, it was noticed that there was a debate whether ESG investing would ‘outperform’ other investment funds, however, one could regard that as being a structural issue. Surprisingly, according to research carried out by PwC 75 percent of larger investors will be investing in ESG funds in 2022.
Will you be switching to invest in the unconventional ESG funds in 2022?