New Study: UK leads Europe in sustainable and responsible investment
UKSIF welcomes rapid growth in key sustainable investing strategies
Integrating environmental, social and governance factors into investment decisions has grown by 76% in the UK compared with 60% in Europe overall.
€2.2 trillion of UK assets exclude harmful industries such as tobacco and arms second only to Switzerland (€2.3trn)
The largest single style/country combination is engagement and voting in the UK which is practised in respect of €2.84trn
The UK is the frontrunner in Europe for sustainable and responsible investment (‘SRI’) according to data published earlier this week by Eurosif, Europe’s sustainable and responsible investment membership organisation.