Emerging markets funds 'in the vanguard' of ESG investing over next five years

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Emerging markets funds must use the next five years to ensure ESG is at the centre of investment philosophies, with the biggest environmental and social challenges located in the countries they invest in, RWC Partners' John Malloy said today. Coming off the back of a strong end to 2020, which was boosted by factors including the US' announcement of a further $1.9trn of covid-19 related stimulus, the challenge for emerging markets investors now is to focus on five years of real change across economies. John Malloy, co-head of Emerging and Frontier Markets at RWC Partners, said a focus ...

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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.