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Investors Worldwide Support ESG Investing, But Still Want Performance

May 16, 2019

Worldwide investor demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is strong, according to a survey conducted by Natixis Investment Management, with 76 percent of individual investors globally and 71 percent of U.S. investors saying it is important to have the ability to invest according to personal values and ethical requirements. The survey, which polled 12,375 individual investors, financial advisers and institutions around the world, found that 60 percent of investors globally and 48 percent in the U.S., say they actively seek out investment opportunities that align with their personal values. At the same time, 50 percent of investors around the world and 46 percent of U.S. investors say that they align their investments with their personal values as much as possible but not at the cost of lower investment returns. Read more at InvestmentNews.