Webcam: ESG Fund Performance Amidst Covid-19
September 9, 2020 | EP. WEBCAM | Active and Passive Mangement, COVID-19, ESG and Impact Investing, ESG Factor Analysis, Global Mutual Fund Strategy, Investment Portfolio Analysis, Risk AnalysisPaul Ellis, Paul Ellis Consulting; Katherine Davidson, Portfolio Manager/Global Sector Specialist at Schroders; Marie-Sophie Pastant, Head of the ETF & Index Management team, BNP Paribas Asset Management; Jake Moeller, Senior Investment Consultant at Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research
In investment management, performance during a crisis is a way to highlight a fund’s strength or weakness. Indeed, proving that your fund performed better than the market over a long period can drive AUM growth. In the current crisis, 66% of sustainable funds have performed better than their category average, according to Morningstar Direct data. But, our current challenges aren’t over. So, while the resilience of ESG has been documented, can it continue to weather even the biggest of storms?