The things that a pandemic can do to you — Thank me later

  • Environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-related funds have fallen by 12% so far in 2020, compared to a 23% drop in the S&P 500 Index, according to data published by Bloomberg
  • A total of USD12.2bn was pumped into ESG funds as of April 2020 (a 100% increase over the same period last year), according to the Wall Street Journal
  • BlackRock has committed to putting impact investing at the centre of its strategy and using ESG disclosures as a guide to making investments
  • In April 2020, APG Asset Management invested USD79m in bonds offered by the European Investment Bank (USD39m) and the Council of Europe Development Bank (USD34m) to combat the COVID-19 impact



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