Comment: Time for real estate to make its mark in ESG investing

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Bain & Company's 2020 private equity report showed the significant growth of impact investing with a 154% increase in assets acquired since 2015, as well as an increase in the size of funds raised. ESG investing is a real consideration and it is being embedded in companies' corporate strategies, as James Duncan explains. This represents a shift to "moral capitalism" and a definite tipping point has been reached: while corporates must show how their operations impact profits, they must also demonstrate how they affect the environment, society and the wellbeing of their workforce. There...

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