Thursday, June 01

Rapid Growth in ESG Funds

TheIMPACT focuses on ESG, Impact Investing, and advancing the 17 United Nations-supported Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The show profiles people and companies committed to changing lives and creating a sustainable world.Join our host, Jeff Gitterman, on TheIMPACT with Michael Cosack, Principal of ImpactWise and Henry Shilling, Director of Research of SustainableInvesting.Michael is an independent consultant who brings over twenty years of business leadership experience, including the qualitative and quantitative analytical skills needed to implement programs and people in a meaningful, measurable, and impactful way. His role at ImpactWise is to help institutional money managers, consultants, and trustees explore, create, and implement innovative impact investment strategies and solutions.Henry most recently coordinated the Moody's investors services worldwide efforts to transparently reflect the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in research, ratings, and analysis. As well, he developed and launched Moody's green bond assessment and published extensive research on this and related topics. Henry is the author of The International Guide to Securities Market Indices, which was published in 1996 by International Publishing Corp., Chicago, Illinois. He is a contributor to Money Market Funds in the EU and the US, published in 2014 by Oxford University Press.Herny and Michael wrote a paper about the rapid growth that are seen in sustainable investment space.  At the beginning of 2018, GSAI reported that $31 trillion was invested globally in sustainable investment.  At the same time, USCIF Foundation reported that $12 trillion was invested in United Stated sustainable investment.  This information research in mutual funds, credit funds, and ETF areas indicate that over six areas of measurement that the universe became 977 sustainable different sustainable mutual funds. ESG investing growth continues as substantial forms as funds rebrand - such as 47 funds have done in various types and fashion as these experts discuss. To learn more about how this has contributed to the growth, please join our team of expert wonks that share how sustainable investing really works. 

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