Almost half of investors say they will divest from companies not taking climate action

Close to 80 per cent of investors said ESG considerations play a major role in investment decision making, according to the latest global survey from PwC

8th November, 2021
Almost half of investors say they will divest from companies not taking climate action
The views of 325 investors from around the world were captured in the PwC 2021 Global Investor ESG Survey. Picture: Getty

How a company manages environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns plays a major role in determining investor strategy, with almost half (49 per cent) of investors signalling their willingness to divest from companies failing to anticipate and respond to climate change, according to new survey data released by PwC.

The PwC 2021 Global Investor ESG Survey captured the views of 325 investors from around the world, who are primarily active asset managers and analysts with investment...

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