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The Obstacles ESG Needs To Overcome

A recent survey from Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Global Asset Management found that the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles when investing is on the rise, but misconceptions remained.  The survey found, among other things, that Europe led the way in ESG investing and an increasing number of investment managers were looking to increase their ESG exposure next year. This is good news for a space that has been slow to establish itself as part of the investment landscape. And the data also supports it; the MSCI ACWI ESG Leaders Index was up 15.3% YTD at the end...