Investors ‘keep faith with ESG funds’

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Investors ‘keep faith with ESG funds’

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While some clients have reframed their approach to energy investments in the light of the crisis and the jump in oil, gas and coal prices, most remain committed to the net zero agenda and, more broadly, to companies that take account of environmental, social and governance (ESG) values.

Gemma Woodward, at Quilter Cheviot, says: “For some strategies, investing in fossil fuels would not be within their remit, for others taking an engagement rather than divestment approach is appropriate.

Ryan Hughes, head of investment research at Manchester-based AJ Bell, adds: “Two funds with the same name, such as sustainable growth, could invest in very different ways and have quite different risk profiles.

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Author / Journalist: Harriet Cooke

Category: MarketsFinanceInvesting

Topics: Investors Says: Investing Financial Funds Companies Fuel Energy Fossil

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Published On: 2022-06-24, 04:00:15

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