Comment: The long and the short of ESG in the covid-19 crisis

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There has been a view that environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing was just a fad, which would go away at the end of the bull market because it was expensive and just something nice to have while the going is good. It's time to reset priorities, argues Camilla Ritchie. The covid-19 crisis is therefore a good test of ESG, with many wondering how would it perform in these exceptional market conditions. It's still too early to say anything much about how financial markets are going to turn out once this pandemic passes, but ESG has been a bit of a bear market phenomenon, wit...

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