Commentary

Trends in the environmental, social, governance investing landscape

The field of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has undergone rapid changes in recent years. We look at five trends and what they mean for investors.

For decades, asset owners have used exclusionary strategies to keep securities that did not align with their values out of their portfolios. Increasingly, we see investors embrace ESG investing due to the "value" it offers to long-term investors.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 04, 2019, with the headline 'Trends in the environmental, social, governance investing landscape'. Print Edition | Subscribe