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Fund Managers Struggle to Keep Up With New Guideposts for ESG

  • Much of the confusion revolves around the ‘S’ in ESG
  • Schroders exec says social issues underpin company performance
Child Workers at Brick Factories in Peru
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Many of the world’s biggest asset managers say they’re increasingly struggling with some of the rules guiding the $35 trillion market for environmental, social and governance investing.

Much of the confusion revolves around defining the “S” in ESG.