How do you create a positive impact whilst delivering greater returns?

1 minute read 2 Jan 2020

To define long-term or sustainable investing is to pin down an ever-moving target 

A recently awoken conscience has realised that corporate strategy may be overlooking both long-term public good and a sustainable business model in an effort to produce short-term profits.

At EY, we have always known the value of investing for the long-term. We have been working with our clients to help research, establish and implement policies which take a long-term view – without forgetting the need to deliver in the present too.

Our latest paper looks at the current state of sustainable investing in the asset management market.

"Investing purely for alpha is going to seem amoral to the next generation."

Large European fund manager

Summary

In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in the assets under management (AUM) of ESG assets. There is now likely to be no turning back from this journey towards investing with a long-term mindset.

Our latest paper looks at the current state of sustainable investing in the asset management market.