Greenwashing is 'biggest concern' for 44% of ESG investors

Mark Battersby
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Greenwashing is top of the worry list for investors when it comes to responsible investing, with 44% concerned that ESG investments were not what they claimed to be, according to research conducted by Quilter. This was closely followed by investors having concerns around these investments having higher fees and costs (42%) and if they will perform better than more traditional portfolios (38%). Investors have become increasingly sensitive towards the effects of greenwashing, where companies exaggerate their green credentials to capitalise on growing demand for environmental products, a...

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