What is ESG, and is it Right for You?

DeGennaro, Ramon P. and Barry, John, What is ESG, and is it Right for You? (July 31, 2020). AIS Investment Guide XLII, No.7, American Investment Services, pp.441-43.

3 Pages Posted: 19 Oct 2020

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Ramon P. DeGennaro

University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance

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Date Written: July 31, 2020

Abstract

Some people want to make investing a source of social change. Is that possible? If so, then what’s the best way to do that? Different ways to approach such investing exist. They have different goals, different costs, and benefits. This article discusses some of the more common reasons for ESG investing, and highlights potential pitfalls.

Keywords: ESG, environmental, social, governance, responsible investing.

JEL Classification: G11

Suggested Citation

DeGennaro, Ramon P., What is ESG, and is it Right for You? (July 31, 2020). DeGennaro, Ramon P. and Barry, John, What is ESG, and is it Right for You? (July 31, 2020). AIS Investment Guide XLII, No.7, American Investment Services, pp.441-43., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3714079

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