“Climate-related financial risks are getting growing attention — but a new survey from BCG casts doubt on how seriously institutional investors are taking them. Just one in 20 investors polled by the consulting firm said that climate and ESG-related issues were among the three risks they took most seriously. And only 11 per cent of the 150 investors polled indicated that ESG is a primary consideration in day-to-day investment decisions.”
[COMMENTARY]BCG is a reputable firm, so to have results like this in one of their surveys is surprising. This poll certainly seems an outlier. Has the Russia-Ukraine war changed things?
ESG — A Mystery and a Shock Poll, by Andrew Stuttaford, April 10, 2022, National Review, Capital Matters, UK.