Majority of investors believe ESG-focused investment improve returns: SSgA

A majority of investors based in Asia-Pacific said that integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies has “significantly improved returns,” according to a survey conducted by State Street Global Advisors (SSgA).

Kevin Anderson, head of investments, APAC, at SSgA

SSgA performed a survey of 475 institutional investors, 39% of which were based in APAC – Japan, Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong, China and Australia. Of the APAC respondents, 70% said that ESG strategy had significantly improved returns, while 74% said that an ESG strategy had helped with managing volatility. 

 

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Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

Author: Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.

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