Shareholders are demanding action on social issues more than ever.
The global pandemic may be just what’s required to address the environmental crisis once and for all, says former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
The latest proposed rule change may make it harder for ESG funds to attract interest from retirement plans.
While investors have been pushing companies to disclose and address climate risk, most companies have been caught flat-footed around both the pandemic and recent racial justice issues.
The market for funds that focus on environmental, social and governance investment principles has ballooned in recent years with more than 1,000 opening since 2015.