Modern times have brought about such sophistication in investment decisions that encompass around much more than lone “profit motive” for conscious investors.
“Enviro-Socio-Governance” (ESG), are the core elements at heart, for preliminary screening process employed by investors acting responsibly, that define what boxes need a must check, before assigning a prospective investment, the “good-to-go” tag. In 2021, US witnessed a whopping $5 trillion increase in investors’ assets hand-picked using this responsible approach. Moreover, companies have come forward in the race to lead from front, as the most ESG compliant businesses, to foster their market repute and ultimately boost market capitalization through sensible gain in stock value. Interestingly, one third of all the assets that are being professionally managed globally, are considered to be ESG compliant, totaling roughly to $30 trillion in 2021.