Are you 'meh' or ambivalent about ESG? Does the hype about ESG turn you off? Is ESG a fad or is it 'capital markets' real? Who's driving ESG – investors or large institutions? Are ethical or governance concerns frictional to investment returns or investment selection? Do you have to give up some of your potential returns in order to be 'good?'
Dave Nadig, CIO, ETF Trends and ETF Database, and Tim Nash, Founder of Good Investing, join co-hosts Pierre Daillie and Mike Philbrick for a deep dive conversation into all things ESG investing. We go beneath the strata of the landscape of ESG, the hype, the reality, the drivers, the debates, and at the end of this discussion, many of your questions re: "What is the point of ESG?" will have been answered. Watch.
00:05:22 How can advisors talk about and pass on the knowledge of ESG to their clients?
00:09:32 What is the difference between Values-based vs. ESG vs. Impact investing?
00:18:19 What do investors need to understand about what to expect from ESG?
00:21:13 How are retail investors leading the ESG discussion?
00:25:54 What are the hot points?
00:29:11 How are large asset managers using their voting power to effect ESG change?
00:31:15 What insights can you share about how ESG is shaping ethics and governance in markets?
00:33:17 How do the advisor and investor empower themselves to get the most from ESG?
00:39:08 What's in it for clients and advisors? How much of ESG is being driven by investors?
00:47:10 How do you balance between ESG and other thematic trends without being in conflict?
00:49:42 How does ESG benefit investors in terms of risk management?
00:52:13 How much of it is doing good vs. sounding good? Greenwashing?
00:58:43 The meaning of 'sustainable'
01:03:33 Busting the myth that ESG is fluff
Pierre Daillie, AdvisorAnalyst.com - https://www.linkedin.com/in/pierre-daillie-advisoranalyst/