• Gustavo Bernal Torres

US Sustainable Investing Assets Now Account for $17.1 Trillion—or 1 in 3 Dollars—of Total US AUM

The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) released the 13th edition of the biennial Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends-

  • The report provides data on the US asset management firms and institutional asset owners using sustainable investment strategies and examines the ESG issues they consider in managing their portfolios.

  • The Trends report counts two main strategies as sustainable investing: ESG incorporation—applying various environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in investment analysis and portfolio selection—and filing shareholder resolutions on ESG issues.

  • The top three specific issues for money managers and their institutional investor clients are climate change/carbon emissions, sustainable natural resources/agriculture and board issues.

Source: https://www.ussif.org/blog_home.asp?Display=155

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