ESG is 'bare minimum' in the responsible investment world
Interviewed by Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) on the eve of the annual ESG Summit 2023, Ethinvest's Justin Medcalf said there is scepticism about how effective environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment is as a risk management framework.
“The industry has adopted ESG as a bit of a catch-all to include everything that traditionally was within the responsible investment stable,” he said. “We need to be actively investing in industries that will help us decarbonise our economy and meet our net zero goals. Unfortunately, ESG alone is not going to help us do that.”
A number of Ethinvest financial advisors are speaking at the conference about how Ethinvest works with clients to go beyond ESG measurements to explore more effective impact and screened investments in line with their values.
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