27% of asset managers doubt future of ethical investing as costs rise, survey, BNP Paribas Securities Services.
"A further 28% of asset managers admitted they were concerned they didn′t have the ability to meet the demand for ESG investments from clients currently, and worried they wouldn′t in the future. The research report, titled ‘Great Expectations: ESG – What′s next for asset owners and managers′, also found more than half (55%) of those surveyed felt the lack of robust data on ESG investments was the biggest barrier to its adoption in strategies."
[COMMENTARY] What should’ve been the headline is that 55% of those surveyed felt the lack of robust ESG data as the biggest barrier to fully implementing ESG criteria.
Asset managers doubt future of ethical investing as costs rise, by Louise Hill, May 24, 2017, Portfolio Advisor, USA.