February 2, 2017
By: Janet McFarland
Canadian asset managers are embracing the responsible investment trend, reporting that $1.5 trillion in assets in Canada are now invested using various environmental or social criteria, an increase of 49 per cent over two years.
Deb Abbey, CEO of the Responsible Investment Association, said both individual and institutional investors are increasingly convinced that ESG factors don’t just have a positive impact on society, but also reduce investment risk and enhance returns.
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