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Combining purpose and performance by investing sustainably

 

ESG Investing   More and more investors – from major global institutions to individual investors – are looking to meet their financial goals and obligations in a way that delivers a longer-term, positive impact to the world.

With more than 26% growth in Europe, there is growing demand – and greater opportunity – to bring together social and environmental impact with financial results.

ESG ETF assets represent only a small portion of the whole sustainable universe but are increasing rapidly with more than 335% growth from 2012 to 2016.

GROWTH IN SUSTAINABLE ASSETS1

Growth in Sustainable assets Chart

EVOLUTION OF ESG ETF ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT2

1 . Source: Global sustainable investment review 2014. Figures include screens, environmental social governance (ESG), and impact investing strategies
2. Source: BlackRock as of 31 December 2016.

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Sustainble Investing Chart

From natural resource scarcity to changing governance standards, global workforce management to the evolving regulatory landscape, ESG factor can impact the long-term risk return profile of investment portfolios.

Impacting long-term risk return profile chart