Who is this article for?
Advisers who want to check their understanding of responsible investing.
5 common myths about responsible investment
There are plenty of myths and misconceptions around responsible investment, in part driven by a lack of agreed terminology. This makes the job of helping your client navigate their options harder than it needs to be so it’s well worth getting to grips with what responsible investment is (and isn’t).
The common underlying misconception throughout many of these ‘myths’ is that responsible investment is one specific approach. In reality, it’s an umbrella term under which a variety of approaches sit.
To help you cut through the noise, here are five common myths around responsible investment:
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It’s time to change the way we invest. More and more, investors are aware of the impact that their decisions can have on our society and environment, and are looking for more than just a financial return on their investments. As a result, they now want more control over how their beliefs are represented through their investments.