ESG investing has a sustainability blind spot: supply chains

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ESG investing has a sustainability blind spot: supply chains

If you own stocks, chances are good you have heard the term ESG . It stands for environmental, social, and governance, and it’s a way to laud corporate leaders who take sustainability—including climate change—and social responsibility seriously, and punish those who do not. In less than two decades since a United Nations report drew attention to the concept, ESG investing has evolved into a $35 trillion industry . Money managers overseeing one-third of total U.S. assets under management said they used ESG criteria in 2020 , and by 2025 global assets managed in portfolios labeled “ESG” are expected to reach $53 trillion . These investments have gained momentum in part because they cater to investors’ growing desire to have a positive impact on society. By quantifying a company’s actions and outcomes on environmental, social, and governance issues, ESG measures offer investors a way to make informed trading decisions. However, […]

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