"Investors are actively demanding more information about different components of environmental, social and governance investments. As evidence of this, S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world′s largest index providers and a division of S&P Global, acquired Trucost Plc, a carbon and environmental data provider, in October.
During a GreenBiz 17 program Wednesday, Dmitri Sedov, vice president of innovation and digital strategy at S&P Global, said the acquisition of Trucost will help solve a gap between the demand for sustainable investing and the supply of these investments."
[COMMENTARY] We see many of the pioneer organizations associated with ethical-ESG investing being acquired by mainstream investment industry behemoths. In time, we will see if these hookups truly benefit investors. Superficially, this deal appears promising for ethical-ESG investors.
How to solve the imbalance in ESG investing, by Keith Larsen, February 16, 2017, GreenBiz, USA.