Over the past few decades, ESG metrics (Environmental, Social, and Governance) have gone from a niche area of interest to an increasingly important determinant of which companies wind up within hedge fund portfolios. While ESG metrics remain far from perfect, fund managers no longer have the luxury of eschewing them. Rising attention to ESG metrics within the community at large has seen more and more money funnelled toward socially responsible investments, with industry experts predicting that ESG investments will reach $1 trillion by 2030.
In this virtual speaker series, ESG experts Michael Kraten and Toby Belsom will discuss several of the drivers behind ESG’s importance within the hedge funds. Topics covered will include: