ESG, responsible investing has evolved rapidly

Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Over the past 10 years, environmental, social and governance issues has gained in importance of decision-making for asset managers and institutional investors.


The graphic below shows the significant increase in of PRI signatories and asset owners. Their assets owned, or under management, have risen to nearly $130 trillion in recent years.


Fig: https://www.unpri.org/pri/about-the-pri


ESG-managed investments surpassed 30% of all professionally managed investments in 2021. ESG in assets my hit $ 53 trillion by 2025.


Fig: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/blog/esg-assets-may-hit-53-trillion-by-2025-a-third-of-global-aum/


This trend seems to be inevitable to continue, as global regulations, such as the EU's