Appetite for ESG accelerates during pandemic: Royal Bank of Canada survey

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New research from RBC Global Asset Management shows that three out of four (75%) institutional investors now incorporate ESG principles into their investment process, up from 70% last year. An increasing number of institutional investors believe ESG integrated portfolios are likely to perform as well or better than non-ESG integrated portfolios compared to 2019, going up from 90% to 97.5% in Canada, from 92% to 96% in Europe and from 78% to 93% in Asia. However, while most markets are embracing ESG, investors in the US appear more sceptical. Only 74% of US respondents believe ESG i...

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