What is ESG?

Schroders carries out ESG analysis to assess how well companies will navigate a world of rapid change

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Examining ESG issues helps investors assess a company’s long-term ability to grow, as well as adapt and respond to the external trends and challenges it faces. Doing so can help deliver value to investors

Is there a disconnect between consumers and advisers on ESG?

Consumers and advisers apply different amounts of importance to responsible investing

Consumers

ESG factors are more important to consumers when choosing an investment

Advisers

ESG factors are less important to advisers when recommending investments

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The biggest disconnect between consumers and their advisers* was in the UK, the US, Singapore, Germany and Italy

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Singapore

Germany

Italy

However, consumers and their advisers’ opinions* are more aligned in Hong Kong, South Korea and Australia when considering responsible investments

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South Korea

Australia

* Views of advisers were gathered in eight countries: UK, US, Germany, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Australia.

How long are people willing to hold an ESG investment?

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years longer than the global average for a standard investment

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of investors said they would hold a responsible investment for longer than a standard investment

Are millennials responsible investors?

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Millennials are more likely to stay invested in a positive ESG investment for longer than usual, compared to older investors