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ESG is about quality not quantity

We have reached a moment of reflection after a period of exuberant expansion

Following a decade of remarkable growth in US strategies that integrate ESG criteria into their analysis and portfolio selection, the 2022 US SIF trends report released last month showed a significantly lower number of assets under management.

While some may say this data suggests we have reached “peak ESG,” or that this is a rebuke of “woke capitalism,” what we see is an important moment of reflection after a period of exuberant expansion in a decades-old field. This is an important step in the growth of sustainable investing – one that will empower people to make informed investment choices that are right for them.

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