These days, more investors are making sure their investments align with their values. That’s why assets invested with managers that incorporate ESG criteria—screening for environmental, social and governance issues—has grown from $1.4 trillion in 2012 to more than $8 trillion. Yet many advisors may not know how to talk to their clients about ESG investing. It’s time to start the ESG conversation, and AllianzGI has the information advisors need to understand this increasingly popular investing strategy.
Trump’s election, and subsequent withdrawal from the Paris Accords, prompted a rush of new investor money toward environmentally responsible investments. Here are the top performing SMA managers for socially responsible investing.