ESG = S is for Social
Ethical investors are increasingly pro-active in their approach – Our recent survey shows a movement away from traditional exclusionary or avoidance criteria towards a more pro-active approach with 39% of our clients choosing to focus on investing in positive ethical activities and 36% choosing to invest in responsible business, compared to only 25% who engage with strict avoidance criteria.
Illustrating the trend, one of our clients said; “I'd like to see an end to ‘holier than thou’/’keep my hands clean’ in ethical investing and a hello to activism”
Emerging social concerns that investors want to see reflected by their funds include; Data Protection, Population growth, Zero Hour contracts, plight of refugees and asylum seekers, Fast fashion &consumerism.
Click the link to read the full report. http://ethicalfutures.co.uk/insights/white-papers/ethical-futures-client-survey-report-2019.html