ESG can be a reputational risk for the asset management industry

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ESG has become very popular with investors and fund promoters in 2019 and one can also expect that it will be a hot topic for the European investment industry in 2020. Therefore, we can expect to witness a lot of talk around initiatives from asset managers to integrate sustainable investment criteria into their portfolio management processes. Like in 2019, some of these initiatives will make sense, as they may lead to a rethinking of the portfolio management and asset selection process of the respective asset manager. Other initiatives may sound good, but won't lead to a general change in t...

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