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India has fewer ESG funds than other top 10 economies

India has fewer funds focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues than other top 10 economies, data shows, amid investor caution about ESG funds...

Is  it the right  time to  become  a  green investor in India?

Environmentally conscious investors in India can now choose from multiple products. Many of these products, such as ESG funds, have historically given higher returns than...

Net inflows into sustainable funds plummet 98% in June quarter

Indian funds based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing philosophy garnered a mere ₹26 crore during the June quarter as incremental flows into existing...

How to pick funds based on ESG theme

The theme was initially driven by institutional investors but is gaining traction amongst retail investors too. There are about 10 funds to choose from in...

Investors rush to ESG funds as Covid drives focus on sustainability

Investors rushed to park money into environmental, social and governance (ESG) focussed funds as the disruption caused by covid-19 pandemic drove focus to the importance...

You want to invest responsibly. Wall Street smells opportunity.

Low-carbon funds, which seek to invest more in companies that pollute less, are part of the boom in ESG—environmental, social and governance—strategies. On April 8,...

What is ESG investing. Here’s all you want to know

When it comes to investing, as a responsible citizen, one should evaluate our target companies not only based on financial parameters but also on the...

Mutual fund industry tries to figure out how to define ESG funds

The Investment Company Institute, the leading trade association for U.S. mutual fund companies, is racing to define ESG investing to help consumers understand more broadly...