A Critical Look at ESG Sustainable Investment

ESG Sustainability is all about money. According to Private Wealth (September 16, 2019) wealthy families pour fortunes into the US$31 trillion ESG global opportunity. The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment Biannual 2018 Report states that sustainable and impact investing in the United States continues to grow. Investors consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) across US$12 trillion of institutionally managed assets (91 per cent being from public investment funds and insurance companies), a 38 per cent increase since 2016.