In the News: ESG Clarity: Time to place ESG ‘underperformance’ in context

Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Investing in investments that have sustainability criteria has accelerated in the past decade – there’s now more than $4trn in total global assets.

With this massive capital transfer into ESG investments, there’s been an increasing backlash to the sector’s growing dominance. Brendan Cooper, Senior Consultant at Investment Metrics, A Confluence Company, details how short-term performance can underestimate or dismiss larger factors in the ESG space in a new article for ESG Clarity.

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