Responsible investing increasingly taking centre stage

Research shows that investors are concerned about issues that go beyond financial statements. They want to own companies that reflect their beliefs and are ethically run, with environmental quality and safety among the criteria when it comes to inves
Research shows that investors are concerned about issues that go beyond financial statements. They want to own companies that reflect their beliefs and are ethically run, with environmental quality and safety among the criteria when it comes to investment decisions.PHOTO: NYTIMES

Environmental, social and governance issues gain importance, especially among millennials

The sands are shifting when it comes to responsible investing.

Year after year, our research shows that investors are concerned about issues that go beyond financial statements. They want to own companies that reflect their beliefs and are ethically run.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 18, 2018, with the headline 'Responsible investing increasingly taking centre stage'. Print Edition | Subscribe