WHAT'S SO GOOD ABOUT ESG INVESTING?

Responsible investing, specifically environmental, social and governance investing, is on the rise, but what is driving this wave of investment?

“Millenials are the most influential and discerning consumer class of this era and that concern extends towards their investments as well”

JASON JAY

SENIOR LECTURER
MIT

According to the 2018 Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA), there are $22.9 trillion assets professionally managed under responsible investment strategies. That’s 25% up since the 2014 review. Sustainable investments are about 26% of all assets managed globally.


“We are witnessing the largest generational transfer of wealth in history,” says Jason Jay, a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan.


Find out what’s driving this investment trend, and where it might be leading.