ESG investing has become more appealing to investors who believe that companies that treat their employees, shareholders and the environment well will perform better long term. Will the Trump administration’s policy of decreased regulation make it easier for companies to ignore ESG principles, and how will investors respond? Increased participation in proxy votes by managers and investors suggests ESG has staying power.
*Categories are not mutually exclusive and will overlap. Sources: U.S. SIF Foundation; Bloomberg LP; Callan; eVestment Alliance
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