Quantitative Analytics Quarterly:

How Does Sustainability Affect Investor Decisions?

 

There’s been huge growth in sustainable investing over the past few years. In this edition of the Quantitative Analytics Quarterly, Morningstar’s quantitative research team attempts to decompose investor preferences for sustainable funds by examining the relationship between monthly fund flows and three Morningstar fund-level characteristics.

 

 
 

In this report, you will learn:

  • How investors use and act on sustainability-related information

  • How environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores affect flows

  • What ESG information investors pay the most attention to