Overview: ESG Investing

In this article, we will look at ESG Investing but firstly, lets us look at what ESG is?

ESG? Environmental, Social, and Governance

ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities.

The Best ESG Funds For Great Returns & Low Costs

  • How ESG Funds Work.
  • Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund (VFTAX)
  • iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF (SUSA)
  • Parnassus Core Equity Investor (PRBLX)
  • iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN)
  • Shelton Green Alpha Fund (NEXTX)
  • 1919 Socially Responsive Balanced Fund (SSIAX)

Benefits of ESG investing

Other studies have found that ESG investments can outperform conventional ones. JUST Capital ranks companies based on factors such as whether they pay fair wages or take steps to protect the environment. ESG funds have even managed to post strong performance during 2020.