Blackrock Joins Allianz, Invesco saying ESG outperformed

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Key Points:
  1. Global sustainable mutual funds and ETFs had inflows of $40.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, up 41% from the previous year.
  2. There is persistence in investor preference towards sustainability.
  3. ESG characteristics indicate resilience during market downturns.
  4. Companies that have strategies around sustainability are better positioned than their peers to withstand adverse market conditions.
Author: Bloomberg
Published: May 2020
Focus: #resilience #growth
Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-18/blackrock-joins-allianz-invesco-saying-esg-funds-outperformed