Investment expert Chris McKnett presents a strong case for basing investment decisions on “environment, social and governance” (ESG) performance metrics. The institutional investment community can effect the most positive change by backing ESG-responsible firms, he explains. This type of investing pays short- and long-term dividends. If the world becomes a better place for future generations in the process, all the better. getAbstract believes financial industry professionals will appreciate this polished, well-reasoned argument for sustainable investing.
In this summary, you will learn
- What “sustainable investing” means,
- Why institutional investors should include “environment, social and governance” performance criteria as part of their investment decisions, and
- How sustainable investing will affect future generations.
About the Speaker
Chris McKnett is the vice president of environment, social and governance investing at State Street Global Advisors in Boston.