The world faces numerous challenges, from climate change to modern slavery. But while these issues grab the headlines, what do they actually mean for investors? How are these issues reflected in investment decisions? And is there a gender divide when it comes to investing with the planet in mind?
At Aberdeen Standard Investments, we are long-term investors. A critical part of this means knowing and understanding the environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors affecting the prospects of the investments we make on behalf of clients.