Nuveen Survey Shows Dramatic Increase in Responsible Investing
August 3, 2020 | EP. 91 | ESG Funds, Responsible Investing, Responsible Investing Taxonomy, Risk Analysis, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainable Investing PublicationsMegan Fielding, Senior Director, Responsible Investing at Nuveen & Head of Strategic Partnerships
Here are just a few striking data points Fielding talks about: (1) US investors poured $20.6B into ESG focused funds in 2019. (2) 70% of advisors cite superior risk management and better performance as the top reasons why their high network clients invest in responsible investing, as opposed to 39% in 2018. (3) For the first time a majority of investors, 53%, cited performance as their main motivation for investing in responsible investments.