Is Sustainable Investing Moving Into the Mainstream?

According to a 2018 UBS Investor Watch global survey, 81% of respondents want to align consumer spending patterns with their values. About 39% have sustainable investments, and 86% felt sustainable investment strategies encourage companies to implement better business practices. Of those surveyed, 82% felt good investing in sustainable companies which they believed to be more forward-thinking and better managed.

 As a result, some of the worlds’ largest institutions, individual investors and asset managers are taking a closer look at sustainable investing. This investment approach incorporates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria into investment decisions. A 2019 UBS survey found 48% of respondents have already applied ESG in anticipation of a positive impact on financial importance. Read the article to learn more.

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