4 Things to Keep in Mind About Sustainable Investing in 2022
And four ways that it's having a broader impact on the world.
Sustainable investing had another successful year of growth, performance, and influence in 2021. Global sustainable funds attracted record inflows in just the first three quarters of the year, while their overall assets under management approached $4 trillion. Performance remained strong. Based on year-to-date returns as of mid-December, 56% of sustainable funds ranked in the top half of their respective Morningstar Categories, and only 44% ranked in the bottom half. Sustainability concerns, particularly around the climate crisis, are on the agendas of regulators around the world and have gained influence in Washington with the new administration.
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