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The data show it: diverse companies do better

October 7, 2019
Diversity & Inclusion

The search for proof of a link between responsible business and investment return is still in its early days. But the data are clear in one area: diverse companies make better investments.

The popularity of sustainable investing has soared with assets under management reaching $31tn in 2018, up from $23tn two years earlier, according to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance.

But, for sustainability to truly merge with mainstream investing, evidence needs to be clear of a correlation between environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and investment returns.

> Read the full article on the Financial Times website

By Jessica Alsford

Source: Financial Times

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