Fixed Income: Making ground in ESG

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Expertise

Fixed income has long lagged equities in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing space, currently accounting for only around 9% of sustainable assets globally*.

But this is beginning to change. Demand for ESG debt is on the rise as is the availability of efficient passive ESG fixed income solutions, particularly since the outbreak of Covid-19. As increasingly socially conscious investors re-evaluate their allocations to fixed income, this presents significant investment opportunities.

   

* Source: Morningstar: Global Passive ESG Landscape 2020


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