25 minutes | Jul 20, 2020

What is sustainable investing?

Roy Thompson speaks with Phoebe Stone, Head of Sustainable Investing at LGT Vestra. Sustainable (or ethical) investing has become increasingly popular, especially in recent times, as people look to leave the world in a better place for future generations. In this episode, Phoebe explains what sustainable investing is and the effect it can have on financial returns.They discuss:The incorporation of non-financial factors in investing (Environmental, Social and Governance)Academic research that has shown that sustainable investing can produce stronger financial returns for the investorThe effects of Covid-19 on sustainability decisionsHow investment markets can influence corporate governanceThe future of impact investing
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