An introduction to ESG investing (for advisers with ethically minded clients)

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An introduction to ESG investing (for advisers with ethically-minded clients)

In a previous article on ethical investment, Quintin Rayer outlined “Why ethical investment is crucial and not just ‘nice to have’”. In this follow-up article, he introduces the concept of sustainable investing and its focus on ‘ESG’ factors. The following articles will explore different aspects of ethical investment approaches and issues such as performance.

This article is the second in a series making up a helpful introduction to ethical and sustainable investing for IFAs unfamiliar with this topic.  The previous article can be found here:

  • Q G Rayer (2017), Why ethical investment is crucial and not just ‘nice to have’, DISCUS, available at http://discus.org.uk/ethical-investment-crucial/, 3 pages, 27 July 2017.
  • Q G Rayer (2017), An introduction to ESG investing (for advisers with ethically-minded clients), DISCUS, available at http://discus.org.uk/sustainable-investing-and-its-focus-on-egs-factors/, 3 pages, 23 August 2017.

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