Thought-Leadership Spotlight: EY on ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)
By Ronald J. Coleman
EY put out a piece in February 2021 entitled “How to navigate the increasingly important and complex ESG agenda”. The piece underscores the increasing importance of understanding ESG issues, stating for instance:
“Flows into ESG-linked financial products and services have increased significantly during the pandemic. According to Morningstar, ESG funds attracted US$71 billion in net inflows between April and June of 2020, pushing total assets above $1 trillion. Sustainable funds have outperformed other funds during the pandemic, in part due to their low exposure to oil and gas during the selloff earlier this year.”
Read the full piece here.