Hortense Bioy, Morningstar
Over the past few years, there has been a paradigm shift in how ESG is being perceived. It has
evolved from an exclusionary form of investing to a much more visionary and inclusive outlook.
ESG investing does not propose being good for goodness’s sake, it advocates being good in order to
become rich. It gravitates towards higher quality companies with a stronger balance sheet,
companies that are run better and operate more efficiently.
As investors accelerate into sustainable investments, what must they be aware of and what
misconceptions must be laid to rest?