ESG fund flows increase 37-fold in three years: research

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Calastone, the global funds network, has revealed that UK-based investors have added £3.9bn into ESG funds since July 2017, a big increase from the £107m in the 33 months before that date, according to the firm's data. Calastone said the data it tracked, which accounted for 373 UK funds that market themselves under an ESG label, showed trading volume in those offerings had increased threefold during those timeframes, to £16.5bn. However, it added, there were far fewer sellers in those transactions post-July 2017 than there were between 2015 and 2017, meaning net fund inflows increased...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.