Social Investing Grew to $23 Trillion in 2016


thinkadvisor.com | Published March 31, 2017

Global assets professionally managed under sustainable and responsible investment strategies soared to $23 trillion in 2016, a 25% increase from 2014, the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance reported this week in its biennial review.

Responsible investment now accounts for 26% of all professionally managed assets globally, according to the review.

Several GSIA members reported that consideration of fiduciary duty was an important driver for sustainable investing, along with client demand, the organization said in a statement.

Other research has found that U.S. investors demand consideration of environmental, social and governance factors.

read more>>


Upcoming Events & Seminars

More Events »

Whipp Tips & News

Alberta's Oil Workers Are Shifting To Renewable Energy Jobs

But many workers can expect to take a pay cut.

Details »

Could ethical investing help ease Vancouver's affordability crisis?

UBC report suggests foreign investors could play a role in creating more affordable rentals

Details »

More Evidence of Solid Performance From Sustainable Funds

Investors in funds that incorporate environmental, social, and governance factors into their process appear not to suffer a performance penalty.

Details »

More News »


:www.leedejonesgable.com

The information in this website was obtained from sources believed to be reliable, however, we cannot guarantee that the information is accurate or complete. The information provided is a general source of information and should not be considered personal investment advice or solicitation to buy or sell securities.

Leede Jones Gable Inc. is a
Member of IIROC and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund
Stephen Whipp is a member of the Responsible Investment Association