“When broken down by topic, preference for investing in a company that pays workers fair wages edged out a preference for environmentally friendly companies, with 65% of total respondents flagging wages and 53% citing environment.”
[COMMENTARY]The predominant thinking has been that it’s the ‘E’ in ESG that attracts investors. Do we see evidence that the ‘S’ side is gaining momentum? Or is this survey skewed in some way? I’m not convinced that many professional investors in this space would agree with this survey’s findings.
Investors care more about fair wages for workers than environmental issues, ESG survey shows, by Debbie Carlson, September 4, 2021, MarketWatch, USA.